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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Getting the Deal Through: Cybersecurity 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; Belgium; China;...
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21st Jun
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Managing personal data breachesData security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection...
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6th Jun
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Pandemic management—information and cybersecurity—challenges and practical responsesPandemics are exceptional events which present organisations with...
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6th Jun
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Passwords—quick guide to getting it rightThis quick guide can help you to create a strong password (that you won’t forget) and maintain the best...
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6th Jun
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Clear desk and clear screen policy1Purpose and application1.1This policy sets out the measures you are expected to take to protect personal data and...
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5th Jun
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Do you have wording for an email footer regarding cybersecurity especially bank account fraud?Practice Note: Email disclaimers provides sample wording...
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5th Jun
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What cybercrime risks do I need to consider during a pandemic (eg coronavirus (COVID-19))?This Q&A sets out cybercrime threats which are relevant to...
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5th Jun
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How can I protect my firm from new cyber threats to our client account?Law firms are increasingly falling prey to scams that either take money from...
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5th Jun
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What does Brexit mean for cybercrime and cybersecurity?The UK has left the EU on the basis of the Withdrawal Agreement as implemented in the European...
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5th Jun
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Is my cybersecurity under threat and how can I protect myself?How are law firms vulnerable to attack?Cyber-attacks are indiscriminate, affecting both...
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5th Jun
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What does the SRA say about experiencing a cybercrime incident during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?The SRA recognises that the coronavirus...
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5th Jun
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Is it compulsory to password-protect all emails—law firms?Practice Notes: Information management and security—regulatory requirements—law firms and...
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5th Jun
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Cybercrime incident managementThough taking preventative steps obviously makes good sense (see Practice Note: Cybercrime prevention), it is not...
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5th Jun
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Solicitors' cyber insurance—a practical guideLaw firms make attractive targets for cyber criminals and are experiencing an increase in cyber attacks....
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 5th Jun
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Cyber attacks in the professional services sectorProfessional services firms make attractive targets for cyber criminals and are experiencing an...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 5th Jun
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Cybercrime—issues, threats and vulnerabilitiesCybercrime is a challenge for internal compliance teams requiring a wider response than, ‘it’s a job for...
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5th Jun
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Cybercrime who's whoThe rapid growth of the internet has transformed the way we work. Indeed, the UK has one of the most internet-based economies in...
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5th Jun
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Cyber security in the legal sectorThis Practice Note summarises key points from the first legal threat report published by the National Cyber Security...
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5th Jun
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Friday afternoon fraud—law firmsThis Practice Note describes Friday afternoon fraud, which causes chaos and leaves a trail of financial and...
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Produced in partnership with Lockton Companies insurance brokers 5th Jun
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A-Z of cyber threatsThis Practice Note is intended as a quick guide which outlines the main cyber threats commercial organisations face, and...
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5th Jun

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