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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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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Will contracting authorities have to continue to advertise public contracts in the OJEU in light of Brexit?In the immediate aftermath of the EU...
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Produced in partnership with Brendan Ryan of Pinsent Masons 31st Jul
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Commercially, for non-public sector—can we still bid for EU contracts in light of Brexit?Current legal positionAt present, the result of the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 31st Jul
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Will the processing of personal data relating to US citizens by a UK company in the UK be subject to the GDPR (once that applies) (and assuming the...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 31st Jul
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Who is the data processor for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998?The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), provides that a data processor is...
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31st Jul
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What is sensitive personal data for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998?Personal dataUnder section 1 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA...
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31st Jul
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Can we rely on the new Privacy Shield?What is Privacy shield?On 29 February 2016, the European Commission announced draft details of the EU–US Privacy...
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31st Jul
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When should I delete personal data?Eight principles for handling personal information form the core of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) and any...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 31st Jul
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Which national data protection laws apply?What is the legislative basis for determining applicable law?The provisions of art 4(1) of Directive...
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31st Jul
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Can you provide any guidance for data transfer outside the EEA?See the following content:•Standard contractual clauses—data controller to data...
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31st Jul
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Following a proposed change in suppliers (for example, transferring to a new provider of outsourced services), is the data subject’s consent required...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 31st Jul
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Which parties in a supply chain are liable for defective second hand goods and can any of them limit that liability with an indemnity clause?Defective...
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31st Jul
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What degree of reputational risk is needed for a firm to give notice to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under principle 11 and SUP 15.3 of the...
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29th Jul
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Is an undertaking binding and enforceable if given by a legally unqualified individual on behalf of their law firm?The SRA Code of Conduct for Firms...
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28th Jul
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How do I protect confidential information in the workplace?What counts as confidential information? The legal definition of confidential information...
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26th Jul
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Who is a 'data subject' for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998?In the context of data protection, the term 'data subject' is used...
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25th Jul
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What is the absolute time limit for responding to a subject access request?Organisations of all types and sizes process data about a variety of people...
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25th Jul
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When do I need consent for data protection purposes?BackgroundThe Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) requires all processing of personal data to be...
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25th Jul
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Despite not being in effect until 25 May 2018, can you address the GDPR in contractual agreements now?ImplementationThe General Data Protection...
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