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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 withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for Risk & Compliance?
You do not have to behave like a police officer but you do have to remain alert to the warning signs of crime taking place in our organisation and make the sort of enquiries that a reasonable person (with the same qualifications, knowledge and experience as you) would make.
This awareness tool identifies typical warning signs that may indicate that our organisation is involved in or is itself being used to commit crime (eg money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery, corruption, fraud or organised crime) which would normally require further investigation. Methods for committing crime change all the time. We have set out below typical general warning signs to look out for but the lists are not exhaustive. These factors do not automatically mean that crime is taking place; though they can be considered red flags. As such, you should pay
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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England and Wales, although it also discusses the concept from an international perspective and includes some comparative examples from other
When defendants are guilty, they have a choice to plead guilty or to put the prosecution to proof. When they plead guilty they may benefit from a reduction in their sentence as a result, see Practice Note: Credit for guilty plea. However, the Sentencing Council's overarching guidelines on reduction
Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. Interference must be unreasonable, and may be caused, eg by water, smoke, smell, fumes, gas, noise, heat or vibrations. Where the defendant has not
BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a Member State for many purposes. As a third country, the UK can no longer participate in the EU’s political institutions, agencies,
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