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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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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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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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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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Dawn raid—instruction sheet—PR DirectorThis instruction sheet contains instructions for the PR Director (or other designated communications...
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20th Jul
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Dawn raid—instruction sheet—Reception/SecurityNormally, the investigators’ first port of call is the [Reception AND/OR Security] team.The individual...
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20th Jul
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Dawn raid—instruction sheet—IT DirectorThis instruction sheet contains instructions for the IT Director (or other designated IT representative) on...
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20th 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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20th Jul
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Dawn raid—instruction sheet—Response Team LeadersThis instruction sheet contains instructions for the Response Team Leaders (typically the designated...
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20th Jul
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Dealing with dawn raids by the Financial Conduct AuthorityWhat is the FCA?The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulates financial services firms...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 13th Jul
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Dealing with dawn raids by the Health and Safety ExecutiveWhat is the HSE?The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national regulator for...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 13th Jul
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Dealing with dawn raids by the Competition and Markets AuthorityBrexitAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. It...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne and Sam Russell of PCB Byrne 13th Jul
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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 13th Jul
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Dealing with dawn raids by the Serious Fraud OfficeWhat is the SFO?The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates serious or complex frauds and...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 13th Jul
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Dealing with dawn raids by HM Revenue & CustomsWhat is HMRC?HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is responsible for the administration and collection of...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 13th Jul
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Dawn raid—table of relevant authorities and the scope of their powersThis Practice Note provides a quick reference guide to the bodies that have the...
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13th Jul
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Powers of health and safety inspectors under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974The Health and Safety ExecutiveThe Health and Safety Executive...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 13th Jul
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Training materials—dawn raids for Response Team LeadersThis Precedent presentation has been designed as a training aid that you can use to introduce...
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2nd Jul
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Dawn raid—who can raid my organisation and why?The UK Government has legislated to permit a number of UK authorities to obtain search warrants to...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 10th Jun
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Dawn raid—FAQs1What is a dawn raid?A dawn raid is an unexpected visit by the police and/or investigators from another prosecution body to search...
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6th Jun
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Dawn raid—lists and recordsThis Practice Note provides links to different dawn raid lists and records to be used during a raid.•Dawn raid—record of...
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6th Jun
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Dawn raid—Response Team details tableTitleNameContact detailsResponsibilities[Reception AND/OR Security][Insert name][Insert contact details]Greet...
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6th Jun
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Dawn raid—IT Director—flowchartThis Precedent Dawn raid Flowchart guides the IT director (or other designated IT representative) through the IT issues...
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6th Jun
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Dawn raid—list of materials agreed privilegedPlease complete this document list in the case of a dawn raid and ensure it is signed by the...
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6th Jun

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