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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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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Organised crime—core details for organisationsThe Serious Crime Act 2015 (SCA 2015) introduced an offence of participating in the activities of an...
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1st Aug
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Modern slavery in the construction industryAn estimated seven per cent of the global workforce works in construction. Many millions of people building...
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1st Aug
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Slavery and human trafficking statementSection 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) requires some organisations to produce and publish an...
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1st Aug
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Modern slavery—sample key performance indicators—sector-specificAgricultureObjectiveAction stepIndicatorEnsure the organisation only sources its UK...
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1st Aug
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Modern slavery—key performance indicatorsSection 54(5) of the Modern Slavery Act (MSA 2015) identifies six categories of information that may be...
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Produced in partnership with Brett Hartley of Morgan Stanley 1st Aug
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Modern slavery—sample key performance indicators—generic1Initial KPIsObjectiveAction stepIndicatorEnsure all new suppliers are aware of, and satisfy,...
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1st Aug
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Is there a moral obligation for an organisation with a total turnover less than £36m to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement on its...
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1st Aug
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Staff guide on the offence of participating in activities of an organised crime group1What’s the issue?1.1The Serious Crime Act 2015 (SCA 2015)...
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1st Aug
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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 and multinational organisationsSection 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) places obligations on ‘commercial...
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Produced in partnership with Brett Hartley of Morgan Stanley 1st Aug
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Training materials—organised crimeThis Precedent presentation has been designed as an aid to train your staff on the offence of participating in the...
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1st Aug
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Is an introducer an associated person for the purpose of tax evasion facilitation prevention—law firms?What is the issue?The Criminal Finances Act...
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31st Jul
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What is a solicitor’s duty when they suspect an unrepresented person on the other side of a matter has not properly accounted for value added tax in...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steele of Bevan Brittan LLP 31st Jul
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Modern slavery risk management guideWhy you need to manage this riskThe Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) has pushed issues of modern slavery and...
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31st Jul
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Can we delay publishing our annual slavery and human trafficking statement as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and are there any...
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31st Jul
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Does section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 apply to my business?—FlowchartSection 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) introduces a...
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Produced in partnership with Gowling WLG 31st Jul
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Failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion—communication and trainingThe Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) introduced a corporate offence of...
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31st Jul
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Associated person—tax evasion facilitation prevention—law firmsThe Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) introduced a corporate offence of failure to...
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31st Jul
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Failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion—compliance issuesThe Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) introduced a corporate offence of failure to...
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31st Jul
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Failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion—due diligence—employees, agents and intermediariesThe Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) introduced...
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31st Jul
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Failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion—monitoring and reviewThe Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) introduced a corporate offence of...
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31st Jul

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