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Why you need to manage this risk Since the morning of 24 June 2016, all businesses have faced significant uncertainty about what the future holds for the UK post-Brexit....

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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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The diagram below shows key stages in formulating a business continuity plan. For guidance on the stages shown in the diagram, see Practice Note: Formulating a business...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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Why you need to manage this risk Data protection is one of the most challenging areas of risk management—the law is complex and wide-ranging, it operates at domestic, EU...

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The rules on direct marketing affect almost every organisation in the UK. Deciding whether you can engage in a marketing campaign involves navigating your...

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This Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) contracts. It provides guidance for...

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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...

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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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