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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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
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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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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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Dealing with dawn raids by the policeWhat type of police could I encounter?The police broadly investigate most offences in the UK. The police force in...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 1st Aug
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Dealing with the Advertising Standards AuthorityWho/what is the ASAThe Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is the UK’s independent regulator of...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Jordan and Tim Heaps of Bristows LLP 1st Aug
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Dawn raid—action plan, contacts and FAQsThis Practice Note provides links to different dawn raid Precedents that contain information on handling a...
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1st Aug
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Money laundering or terrorist financing incident—panic sheet1. Money laundering incident management teamYou need to be able to show you’ve taken a...
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1st Aug
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Internal investigations—sample interview warningThank you for taking the time to meet with us. As you are aware, we are conducting an investigation on...
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Produced in partnership with Noel Power of Dechert and Caroline Black of Dechert 1st Aug
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Dawn raid—instruction sheet—PR DirectorThis instruction sheet contains instructions for the PR Director (or other designated communications...
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1st Aug
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Internal investigation—investigation reportPrivileged and confidentialNot for onward transmission without reference to [Head of Legal/Name of law...
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Produced in partnership with Dechert 1st Aug
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Crisis management—guide to dealing with media enquiriesThis guide is intended to equip [insert organisation’s name]’s crisis management team to deal...
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1st Aug
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Internal investigations—interview invitation letterAs you may be aware, the Company is currently [being investigated by the [name of agency] OR...
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Produced in partnership with Noel Power of Dechert and Caroline Black of Dechert 1st Aug
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Dawn raid—PR Director—flowchartIn the event of a dawn raid, it may be necessary to issue a public statement or respond to press. This Flowchart guides...
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1st Aug
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Dawn raid—list of disputed materialsIn the event of a dawn raid, please complete this document list and ensure it is signed by the investigators once...
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31st Jul
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Crisis management team sheetPlease note that the information contained in these tables is confidential.1Internal crisis management teamThe table below...
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31st Jul
Q&As
The police or regulator is conducting a search of my client’s premises but my team and I can’t attend because we are self-isolating. What can we...
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Produced in partnership with Jamas Hodivala of Matrix Chambers 31st Jul
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Dawn raid—flowchartsThis Practice Note provides links to different dawn raid Flowcharts which guide different employees/teams through different issues...
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31st Jul
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Dawn raid—record of raid details

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31st Jul
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Dawn raid—instruction sheetsThis Practice Note provides links to different Precedent dawn raid instruction sheets which contain information on...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Do the SRA’s proposed changes to the Handbook mean that in-house lawyers risk losing legal professional privilege (LPP) for advice to their internal...
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31st Jul
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Training materials—dawn raids for staffThis Precedent presentation has been designed as a training aid that you can use to introduce your staff to...
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31st Jul
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Dawn raid—instruction sheet—shadowersIn the event of a dawn raid, investigators must be accompanied and monitored (shadowed) throughout. This...
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31st Jul
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Crisis management planPerson in charge of crisis management plan[Name and contact details of senior person in the organisation in charge of reviewing...
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31st Jul

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