Elizabeth Breakstone

Elizabeth Breakstone

Perkins Coie

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Doing Business in the U.K.? Modern Slavery Act £36M Threshold Issued

Companies doing business in the United Kingdom take note: the U.K. government just made the not-so-long-awaited announcement that businesses with an annual turnover of 36 million British pounds (£36M) will be subject to the...more

8/10/2015 - Compliance Disclosure Requirements Due Diligence Human Trafficking Manufacturers Modern Slavery Act Posting Requirements Reporting Requirements Retail Market Revenue Slavery Supply Chain Transparency in Supply Chains Act UK Websites

Groundbreaking Change to Rules for Federal Contractors Aims to Stamp Out Human Trafficking Up and Down the Supply Chain

Companies that contract with the federal government will soon be subject to new rules aimed to stamp out human trafficking (see discussion of some of the existing rules and regulations here and here). The just-released...more

2/2/2015 - Barack Obama Chief Compliance Officers Corporate Counsel Executive Orders FAR Federal Contractors Human Trafficking Subcontractors

Perils Of The Global Supply Chain Series, Part 3: Groundbreaking ‘Honey Laundering’ Sting Signals New Era In Supply Chain...

Supply chain compliance is on the government’s enforcement radar like never before. If the recent Executive Order on Trafficking in Government Contracts and final SEC Conflict Minerals Rules were not notice enough, the...more

3/21/2013 - Anti-Dumping Duty China Compliance Deferred Prosecution Agreements DOJ Food Contamination Illegal Imports Risk Assessment Supply Chain

What’s New in Executive Compensation for the Upcoming Proxy Season: Compensation Committee and Adviser Independence, ISS...

Public companies preparing for the upcoming 2013 proxy season will need to keep in mind a number of new developments related to executive compensation, including: - New Securities and Exchange Commission rules that...more

11/28/2012 - Compensation Committee Executive Compensation ISS Listing Standards Nasdaq Proxy Voting Guidelines Say-on-Pay SEC

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