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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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19th May
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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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The Data Protection Act 2018The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force on 25 May 2018. As first enacted it introduced four distinct data...
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25th Aug
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Brexit—contract risk management [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It analyses the potential impact of...
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25th Aug
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Policy—Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing1Introduction1.1This policy sets out the Company’s approach to testing staff for coronavirus (COVID-19). It...
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25th Aug
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Pandemic management strategy1Introduction1.1According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), a pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease. A...
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22nd Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) workplace risk assessment and plan—offices [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained. It...
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22nd Aug
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Pandemic action plan1Pandemic management team and strategyAction pointOwnerStatus and commentsIdentify a person to lead the Pandemic management team...
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22nd Aug
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22nd Aug
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19th Aug
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Message to staff on the importance of maintaining client confidentiality when working away from the office (eg during the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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15th Aug
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Emergency homeworking risk evaluation1IntroductionThis risk evaluation outlines the risks we have identified as arising from emergency homeworking...
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Produced in partnership with DG Legal 15th Aug
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Emergency homeworking questionnaire for staff1About youName[Insert name]Role[Insert role]Address[Insert address]Contact telephone number(s)Please...
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15th Aug
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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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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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15th Aug
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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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15th Aug
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What does IP completion day mean for Practice Compliance?11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the implementation period put in place to...
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15th Aug
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What does Brexit mean for financial sanctions?The UK has left the EU on the basis of the Withdrawal Agreement as implemented in the European Union...
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15th Aug
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Brexit—anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing—law firms [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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15th Aug
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What does IP completion day mean for Risk & Compliance?11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the implementation period put in place to...
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15th Aug
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Should I review my workplace first aid arrangements in the light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?This Q&A considers whether employers should...
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