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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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

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Formulating a legal risk registerThis Practice Note is intended for in-house lawyers. It explains how to create a legal risk register, a tool that...
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16th May
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Legal risk management—the basicsIt is often said that running a business means taking risks and that the biggest risk an entrepreneur can take is not...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 16th May
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Please click for the Precedent Legal risk register.Please note that this register has been prepared in Excel and it therefore cannot be downloaded to...
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30th Mar
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1Introduction1.1Date of report:[insert date]Date of last report:[insert date]Author of report:[insert name and role]1.2This report identifies key...
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23rd Mar
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1Introduction1.1This document sets out procedures for the legal team in relation to:1.1.1matter opening and file maintenance;1.1.2matter...
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22nd Mar
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This Precedent acts as a central register of all your compliance, human resource and health and safety policies, plans...
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22nd Mar
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Please complete and email this form to the [[insert details of person nominated to receive risk reports]].If you wish to make an anonymous report, you...
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22nd Mar
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Risk scorecard (matrix)Probability ratingScoreLikelihood of risk materialisingBenchmark1Very lowOnly expected to occur in exceptional circumstances[Up...
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19th Mar
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The purpose of this questionnaire is to identify potential business risks. Please spend no more than [insert time eg 30 minutes] completing this form...
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19th Mar
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1GeneralDate of audit[Insert date of audit]Person completing audit[State name and position of person completing audit]2External risksComplete the...
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19th Mar
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1Overall risk appetite[Insert organisation name] has a [low OR medium OR high] risk appetite overall. [Insert organisation name] will act in...
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19th Mar
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Key words or phrases referred to in these signing/authorisation limits are defined in the ‘Terms’ table—see section 1 below.1TermsWord or...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Bourlet 19th Mar
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Please click for the Precedent Legal risk register.Please note that this register has been prepared in Excel and it therefore cannot be downloaded to...
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