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Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely: July 2016 #2

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: the release of the third, and likely final, draft of the World…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Using Information on Human Rights Impacts to Drive Social Performance

New legislative requirements and stakeholder concerns have driven many companies to implement systems to identify and address the potential human rights impacts of their operations. Companies increasingly realize the responsible…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Second Circuit Holds that the U.S. Government Can’t Order Microsoft to Disclose Customer Emails Stored in Ireland

In a case closely watched by privacy advocates, on July 14, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Stored Communications Act (“SCA”) does not authorize U.S. law enforcement authorities to order U.S.-based companies to…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade, Privacy

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely: July 2016

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: a new lawsuit aimed at combating human trafficking in corporate…more
| Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Securities and Exchange Commission Issues New Rule on Extractive Industry Transparency

On June 27, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued a new rule requiring extractive sector companies (oil, gas, and mining) to disclose the payments that they make to governments for the commercial development of…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, Finance & Banking, Securities Law, Government Contracting

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely: June 2016 #2

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: a new guide for business lawyers from the International Bar…more
| Business Organizations, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law, Law Practice Products & Services

Five Key Points about the New European Union Conflict Minerals Agreement

On June 15, the European Union announced that it had reached a “political understanding” on many of the substantive components of a new conflict minerals regulation. The regulation, once drafted, will be submitted to the…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade

U.N. Guiding Principles: Reflections on the Last Five Years

Five years ago, on June 16, 2011, the way we view the human rights responsibilities of companies changed. On that day, the United Nations Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely: June 2016

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: new guidance for boards of directors on business and human rights;…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Corporate Supply Chains and the Elimination of the Consumptive Demand Exception

President Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 into law in February of this year. In doing so, he eliminated the “consumptive demand exception,” a long-standing loophole in the general…more
| Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely - May 2015

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: new private and public initiatives on recruitment fees, including a…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Government Contracting, International Law & Trade, Personal Injury

Managing Risk: Integrating CSR and Compliance Functions Effectively

Corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) is an important component of overall enterprise risk management for many companies. That said, too often, corporate implementation of CSR commitments is reliant upon diverse functions and…more
| Business Organizations

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely - April 2016 #2

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely - April 2016

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: the first reports published pursuant to the requirements of the U.K…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Rights, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

What You Need to Know About the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

On March 21, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (“CHRB”) released the methodology that it will use to rank 100 companies on their human rights performance as part of an initial pilot. The companies chosen for the pilot include…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law
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