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1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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9th Nov
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Source of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism thematic review, published in March...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
Precedents
How to use this testThese questions are designed to test your understanding after your attendance at our training on avoiding bribery and...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
The compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) sits at the heart of the firm's regulatory arrangements. This does not mean that the firm and its...
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9th Nov

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Practice Notes: Information management and security—regulatory requirements—law firms and Information security—data protection compliance set out your...
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15th Jan
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What counts as confidential information?Confidential information is information that is (i) confidential in nature, and (ii) disclosed in...
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11th Jan
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The requirement to carry out customer due diligence (CDD) is not limited to adults. In the situations described in the Money Laundering, Terrorist...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting Limited 8th Jan
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Current legal positionAt present, the result of the UK referendum on 23 June 2016 has had no effect on UK law or on the legal relationship between the...
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Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 8th Jan
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Failing to account properly for Value Added Tax (VAT) may be a criminal offence. Under section 72(1) of the Value Added Tax Act 1994, if any person is...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steele of Bevan Brittan LLP 8th Jan
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An agreed fee as defined in the SRA Accounts Rules under rule 17.5 is:‘A payment for an agreed fee must be paid into an office account. An "agreed...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Charlton of ILFM 8th Jan
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Although the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) does not necessarily apply to every organisation in the world, it...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 8th Jan
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On 1 April 2013 many of the provisions of the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) came into force. The effects of...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Bagnall of Total Legal Solutions 8th Jan
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The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (CCR 2013), SI 2013/3134 came into force on 13 June 2014....
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Blake Morgan 8th Jan
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The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) applies in all EU Member States from 25 May 2018. Note that in answering this question...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 8th Jan
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A breach of personal data can arise in two ways: (1) a breach of a free standing right of privacy (which used to be known as misuse of confidential...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 8th Jan
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The SRA Glossary defines an undertaking as:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting Limited 8th Jan
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The Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (MLR 2019), SI 2019/1511 which implement the provisions of the Fifth Money...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting Limited 8th Jan
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Personal data that is subject to a duty of client confidentiality or contained within communications that are considered to be legally privileged may...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting Limited 8th Jan
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Practice Note: Processing personal data—lawful processing explains that under the general data protection regulation (GDPR), there are six potentially...
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Produced in partnership with David Green of 12 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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What is a DCFA?Most lawyers will be familiar with a ‘pure’ CFA, often referred to as a ‘no win, no fee’ agreement. When acting under a pure CFA, a...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Bagnall of Total Legal Solutions 8th Jan

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