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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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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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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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How to conduct an internal investigationAn internal investigation is a legal process undertaken by an organisation (with or without outside counsel)...
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Produced in partnership with Noel Power of Dechert and Caroline Black of Dechert 13th Aug
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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 13th Aug
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Dealing with the Serious Fraud OfficeSFO—role and powersRoleThe Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is the authority in England, Wales and Northern Ireland...
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Produced in partnership with Miranda Hill of 6KBW College Hill 13th Aug
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Policy and procedure—whistleblowing (short form)UPDATE: This Precedent does not take into account special requirements that apply to relevant firms...
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11th 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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Dawn raid—Reception/Security—flowchartThis Precedent Dawn raid Flowchart guides your [Reception AND/OR Security] team[s] through handling a dawn raid....
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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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Dawn raid—email to staff at office where raid is taking placeTo: [All staff in [insert] office]From: Response Team LeaderRE: Regulatory...
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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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Crisis managementWhen a crisis hits, you will be under pressure—pressure to act, pressure to respond, pressure from those to whom you answer...
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In-house lawyers and LPP—common headaches and practical tipsLegal Professional Privilege (LPP) protects the confidentiality of written and oral...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ratliff of 6KBW College Hill 1st Aug
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Dawn raid—communicationsThis Practice Note provides links to different Precedent dawn raid communications that contain information on handling a dawn...
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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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Dawn raid—instructions for Response Team MembersThis Practice Note provides links to different dawn raid Precedents which guide Response Team members...
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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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Creating an internal investigation frameworkAn internal investigation is a legal process undertaken by an organisation (with or without outside...
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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—dos and don’tsThis dos and don’ts guide is intended to provide general guidance as to the actions you should and should not take in the...
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1st Aug
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Dawn raid—Response Team Leaders—flowchartThis Precedent Dawn raid Flowchart guides Response Team Leaders (ie the designated senior manager (eg CEO)...
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1st Aug
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Data breach—panic sheet1. Data breach teamDamage limitation is a priority immediately following a security breach. You will need a team of people to...
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