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Dawn raid—who can raid my organisation and why?IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 19th May
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Conflicts of interest, confidentiality and disclosure 2019—in-house lawyersThe SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs (Code for Solicitors)...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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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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19th May
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High-risk third countries trackerOrganisations caught by the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer)...
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Active bribery, passive bribery and bribing foreign public officialsThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 19th May
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Money Laundering Regulations 2017—simplified due diligenceYou may apply simplified customer due diligence (SDD) measures in relation to particular...
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19th May
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Proceeds of Crime Act 2002—key information for businessesThe Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) came into force on 24 February 2003. It applies to...
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19th May
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Brexit legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the...
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19th May
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Tipping-off and prejudicing an investigationThere are several offences of tipping-off and prejudicing an investigation that apply to the regulated...
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19th May
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In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs—for in-house lawyersThis Practice Note provides guidance for in-house solicitors on the SRA Code of...
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19th May
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1IntroductionThis financial sanctions policy is designed to ensure we comply with applicable financial sanctions laws made under the UK sanctions...
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19th May
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Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria;...
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19th May
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Working with European lawyers—the Registered European Lawyer (REL) regimeAt 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Development of sanctions regime in the UK during the Brexit transition period [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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23rd Jun
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Financial sanctions—offencesSanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (SAMLA 2018) created a UK specific framework for the implementation and...
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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons and John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 23rd Jun
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Global human rights sanctions under SAMLA 2018On 6 July 2020, the UK introduced its first autonomous sanctions regime under the Sanctions and...
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Produced in partnership with John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 23rd Jun
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Licences and exemptions in financial sanctionsThe UK’s domestic sanctions framework is governed by the Sanctions and Anti-money Laundering Act 2018...
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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons and John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 23rd Jun
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Financial sanctions match report recordThis Precedent Financial sanctions match report record is intended to be used to log sanctions match reports...
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22nd Jun
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Financial sanctions—post-training assessment questionsHow to use this testThese questions are designed to test your understanding following your...
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22nd Jun
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Memorandum to board/senior management accompanying financial sanctions policyAll financial sanctions in the UK are implemented through a combination...
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22nd Jun
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Financial sanctions—post-training assessment answersQuestionCorrect answer1. What are financial sanctions?(a) Restrictions on dealings in money and...
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22nd Jun
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Training materials—Financial sanctionsThis Precedent training presentation has been designed as an aid to train your staff on your financial sanctions...
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22nd Jun
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Message from CEO/Senior Member/Senior Partner on the introduction of a financial sanctions policyFrom [insert name], [insert job title]Financial...
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22nd Jun
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Financial sanctions compliance—examples of good (and poor) practiceThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has provided some examples of good practice...
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22nd Jun
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Financial sanctions compliance resourcesThis Practice Note provides a summary of and links to financial sanctions compliance resources available in...
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22nd Jun
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Understanding the sanctions regime—a guide for businessesThis Practice Note is intended for commercial organisations in the UK. It explains how the...
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21st Jun
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Trade and financial sanctions offences, penalties, investigations and enforcement—a guide for businessesSanctions are restrictions on financial,...
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Produced in partnership with Eve Giles of Allen & Overy LLP, Diana Czugler of Allen & Overy LLP, Hannah Pye of Allen & Overy LLP and Jonathan Benson of Allen & Overy LLP 21st Jun
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The financial sanctions regime—common misconceptionsThe financial sanctions regime remains a myth to some organisations. You need to understand that...
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17th Jun
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Trade sanctions breach report formThis Precedent Trade sanctions breach report form is intended to be used internally to report suspected breaches of...
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17th Jun
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Sanctions training recordPlease click for an Excel version of this register.GeneralInsert course name/description and reason for training.Course...
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17th Jun
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Financial sanctions breach report formPlease supply as much information as possible about this suspected breach.If you require any help to complete...
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17th Jun
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Sanctions breach—panic sheet1Consider seeking external adviceGiven the complicated nature of most sanctions regimes, the potential for offences to...
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17th Jun

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