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This Practice Note identifies actual and proposed regulatory or legislative changes affecting the legal sector as at 20 April 2021.The forecast begins...
21st Apr
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Compliance forecast key dates 2021–2023It’s always a busy time for crime prevention, with developments at international, European and domestic...
21st Apr
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Law firms might be caught by the consumer credit regime:•by entering into a consumer credit agreement as lender, eg in respect of their fees•by...
21st Apr
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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
21st Apr
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From IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is retained EU law (see...
21st Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Issues relating to data protection during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are considered in Practice Note: Coronavirus...
20th Apr
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From IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is retained EU law (see...
20th Apr
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This Practice Note explains how the SRA’s consumer credit regime operates for law firms. It takes into account the SRA's Consumer credit toolkit and...
20th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the circumstances in which you may be required to report on frozen accounts belonging to designated persons under...
20th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out a number of activities firms may engage in that stray into the realms of consumer credit drawn from case studies issued by...
20th Apr
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This Practice Note addresses the common necessity for law firms of accepting payment by instalments of an outstanding bill. The SRA has issued a case...
20th Apr
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Law firms might be caught by the consumer credit regime:•by entering into a consumer credit agreement as lender, eg in respect of their fees•by...
20th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
19th Apr
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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29 March 2017,...
19th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
16th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
16th Apr
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UPDATE (14/4/21): The DHSC announced on 5 April 2021 that, from 9 April, everyone in England will be able to take free rapid coronavirus tests twice a...
16th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the requirement to collect customer data in support of the NHS Test and Trace regime, focusing on...
15th Apr
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This Practice Note is a one-stop shop overseas customer/client due diligence (CDD) resource that saves time and effort by taking you straight to the...
15th Apr
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Client due diligence (CDD) is a central pillar of the anti-money laundering (AML)/counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regime. CDD requirements underpin...
15th Apr

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