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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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
Practice notes
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
Precedents
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Precedents
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
Practice notes
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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19th May

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What are the key financial crime-related risk areas for compliance during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and what are the pitfalls to avoid when...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Lewis of Fulcrum Chambers and Rubi L M Palmieri of Fulcrum Chambers 1st Aug
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How can company leadership teams ensure their teams continue to focus on the importance of compliance, and act with integrity, despite increasing...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Lewis of Fulcrum Chambers and Rubi L M Palmieri of Fulcrum Chambers 1st Aug
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Can a law firm furlough trainee solicitors under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme?The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was...
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1st Aug
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Do my clients have to wear a face covering when they visit my offices—law firms?This Q&A considers whether, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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1st Aug
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With unpredictable markets following Brexit vote, can a firm be liable to its client in a transaction where a loss is sustained through currency...
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Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 31st Jul
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What is the EU legal professional privilege position of UK lawyers post-Brexit?The conversation on EU legal professional privilege (LPP) for lawyers...
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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Precedents
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