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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note lists high-risk third countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), HM Treasury and the European Commission as...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Source of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism thematic review, published in March...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out when organisations must appoint a nominated officer, the duties of the nominated officer and practical steps nominated...
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9th Nov

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This document reflects the UK GDPR regime. References and links to the GDPR refer to the UK GDPR (Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679) unless expressly...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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A dawn raid can be carried out on any business, no matter how big or small, and therefore every business must be mindful to the possibility of a raid....
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is the SFO?The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates serious or complex frauds and corruption that often involve an international element or...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is HMRC?HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is responsible for the administration and collection of taxes, including direct taxes such as income tax...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is the HSE?The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national regulator for work-related health and safety in Great Britain. Its mission is to...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is the FCA?The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulates financial services firms operating in the UK and providing services to consumers. It...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What type of police could I encounter?The police broadly investigate most offences in the UK. The police force in the UK has different divisions...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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The Health and Safety ExecutiveThe Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a non-Departmental Body of the Department of Work and Pensions and is the main...
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Produced in partnership with David Travers QC and Nicholas Ostrowski, Barrister of 6 Pump Court Chambers 16th Mar
Precedents
This Precedent presentation has been designed as a training aid that you can use to introduce your staff to dawn raids and their responsibilities...
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21st Jan
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Please complete this document list in the case of a dawn raid and ensure it is signed by the investigators once complete.Please keep copies of all the...
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12th Jan
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In the event of a dawn raid, investigators must be accompanied and monitored (shadowed) throughout. This instruction sheet contains instructions for...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 8th Jan
Precedents
Normally, the investigators’ first port of call is the [Reception AND/OR Security] team.The individual who greets visitors must follow these steps if...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 8th Jan
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This instruction sheet contains instructions for the PR Director (or other designated communications representative) on handling media contacts and...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 8th Jan
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This instruction sheet contains instructions for the IT Director (or other designated IT representative) on handling IT matters during and after a...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 8th Jan
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This instruction sheet contains instructions for the Response Team Leaders (typically the designated senior manager (eg CEO) and the lawyer(s)...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 8th Jan
Q&As
The use of video-conferencing technology has become essential for lawyers since the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If your client wishes you to...
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Produced in partnership with Jamas Hodivala of Matrix Chambers 8th Jan
Precedents
1Introduction1.1A dawn raid can be carried out on any business, big or small, so every business must be mindful of the possibility of a raid.1.2What...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 8th Jan
Precedents
This Precedent Dawn raid Flowchart guides the IT director (or other designated IT representative) through the IT issues during and after a raid. It is...
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6th Dec

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