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Why you need to manage this risk This risk management guide seeks to help you identify the key legal risks and sets out some practical guidance on how these may be...

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Why you need to manage this risk The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) came into force on 1 July 2011. It includes corporate offences of failure to prevent bribery and...

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Why are we undertaking this survey? [Insert name of firm/organisation] plans for unexpected emergencies with a comprehensive business continuity plan. This plan ensures...

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1 Introduction 1.1 Business overview [Insert description of your organisation, eg [insert organisation name] is a leading provider of…etc]] 1.2 Business strategy [Insert...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 1 Introduction It is our policy to ensure that if our business is interrupted, we can become fully operational as...

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This Practice Note explains what a business continuity plan (BCP) is and the regulatory requirements in relation to BCPs, and provides guidance on formulating a BCP. What...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 1 General information Date of review[Insert date] Person(s) conducting review[Insert name] 2 Review and findings...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal NameCallsContact number [CEO OR Senior Partner OR [Head of [Compliance OR Legal OR ][Insert number] [Head of...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal Please note that the information contained in these tables is confidential. BCP management team contacts...

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This Practice Note Business continuity plan (BCP) lifecycle is designed to help you navigate our BCP Precedents. This lifecycle is appended to Precedent: Business...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal 1 Priority list of functions The key elements of the business that are needed to [deliver our services to...

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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements that must be complied with when preparing a written strategy for continuing the organisation’s business in the event of...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal RiskImpact(low/medium/high)Likelihood(low/medium/high)Measures taken to reduce, avoid or transfer the risk...

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Produced in partnership with David Gilmore of DG Legal This presentation has been designed as an aid to train your staff on your Business continuity plan (BCP)...

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Why you need to manage this risk Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (and the UK national equivalent, Chapter II of the Competition Act...

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Why you need to manage this risk Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) (and its UK national equivalent—Chapter I of the Competition...

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Why you need to manage this risk Confidential information is one of the most valuable assets of any business. Confidentiality is frequently the best way of protecting...

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Why you need to manage this risk Contract management is often seen by the business as an activity which is aimed not at ‘finding fault’ but is instead designed to...

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Why you need to manage this risk The purpose of corporate governance is to help build an environment of trust, transparency and accountability necessary for fostering...

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Hundreds of decisions are made every day that are taken effectively and implemented well. But there are also decisions made that may seem confused, over-complicated or...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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This Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It provides guidance on the common law and statutory controls...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on planning, drafting and implementing a business continuity plan (BCP). Purpose of the BCP The BCP is an important part of the...

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Managing risk is not a one-off event, it is an ongoing process, as illustrated below: This Practice Note provides guidance on evaluating and recording risks by way of a...

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Lawyers generally have a reputation among business people for being risk averse. In-house lawyers cannot be excessively risk averse—they have to embrace risk, knowing how...

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