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This Practice Note contains guidance on assessing the risk of your organisation causing or contributing to an adverse human rights impact. Human rights due diligence and...

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This Practice Note provides a high-level overview of the nature and importance of competition law and outlines the steps you can take to help identify and mitigate...

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Why you need to manage this risk Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (and the UK national equivalent, Chapter II of the Competition Act...

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Why you need to manage this risk Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) (and its UK national equivalent—Chapter I of the Competition...

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Defining corporate social responsibility Corporate social responsibility (CSR), also known as corporate responsibility or corporate citizenship is a business management...

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This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further reading, see Practice Note: Development of sanctions regime in the UK...

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This Practice Note explains the process of the designation of sanctions targets by the UN, EU and in the UK under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc Act 2010 (TAFA 2010)....

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Scope of this timeline There are different sanctions regimes which affect UK businesses. Usually they are grouped into trade and financial sanctions: • trade sanctions...

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The complex nature of watch list screening creates challenges and presents risks. This Practice Note summarises the challenges watch list screening can present and the...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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General information Date of review[Insert date] Person(s) conducting review[Insert name(s)] Screening Considering your screening process: Is your screening process...

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has provided some examples of good practice for sanctions systems and controls in Part 7 in its guide, FCG Financial Crime Guide: A...

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Instructions on completing this form You must complete this form in full, attach any required documentation (as set out below), and pass it to [your sanctions...

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1 Introduction This financial sanctions policy is designed to ensure we comply with applicable financial sanctions laws[ across every jurisdiction in which we operate]. 2...

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This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further reading, see Practice Note: Development of sanctions regime in the UK...

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1 Introduction 1.1 We have performed an organisation-wide assessment of the areas where we are most at risk of breaching financial sanctions. 1.2 Our review included...

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1 General Date of review[Insert date] Person conducting this review[Insert name] 2 Risk assessment Looking at your risk assessment: Has the risk assessment been reviewed...

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QuestionCorrect answer 1. Financial sanctions are restrictions on activity, but in relation to what?(d) All of the above 2. The UK law on financial sanctions is governed...

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How to use this test These questions are designed to test your understanding following your attendance at our training on financial sanctions. After you have completed...

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The UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGPs) require businesses to respect ‘internationally recognised human rights’. This Practice Note sets out a...

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Country Regulatory bodySanction List(Links to sanctions lists are provided, where publicly available)Including MultinationalUnited NationsUnited NationsPersons and...

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1 Introduction 1.1 Invitation to tender This is an invitation to tender to provide the Services in accordance with [insert organisation’s name]’s Requirements, as...

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This Practice Note describes the position on licences and exemptions in financial sanctions in the UK during the implementation period. As of exit day (11 pm on 31...

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UNDER REVIEW: The Sanctions and Anti-money Laundering Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018. It introduces a new framework for the implementation and enforcement...

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International financial sanctions in the UK are largely implemented via the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc Act 2010 (TAFA 2010) together with various statutory instruments...

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From [insert name], [insert job title] Financial sanctions are restrictive measures imposed on targeted countries, governments, entities, individuals and industries....

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