Hard to imagine that human trafficking and slavery still exists today, and yet they do. Here's a look legal developments in the important fight against what President Barack Obama has described as... more +
Hard to imagine that human trafficking and slavery still exists today, and yet they do. Here's a look legal developments in the important fight against what President Barack Obama has described as "one of the great human rights causes of our time..."
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As of last year, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act requires qualifying businesses to disclose their efforts to eradicate human trafficking and slavery from their direct supply chains.
Lawmakers are looking to businesses to help curb the growing problem of human trafficking. The first in a series of a new wave of legislation has taken effect. Manufacturers, retailers and others in the supply chain are...more
December 2012 marks the beginning of a new compliance regime. California Attorney General Kamala Harris heads into the new year with a list of targets provided by the California Franchise Board, which identifies those...more
In a landmark speech to the Clinton Global Initiative in September 2012, President Barack Obama declared that the “fight against human trafficking is one of the great human rights causes of our time” and that “our global...more
As discussed in this post, I had petitioned the Office of Administrative Law for a determination that the Statement of Investment Policy for External Investment Resource Conflict of Interest adopted by the California Public...more
Two years ago, in October 2010, I published a post, Human Rights Due Diligence and the Corporate Lawyer, that addressed the need for corporate counsel to assess stakeholder expectations that companies should be accountable...more
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (Cal. Civ. Code § 1714.43 and Cal. Rev. & Tax. Code § 19547.5) (the "Act"), requires retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in California and having annual...more
SB657 is effective January 1, 2012. Are you preprared to lead your industry in preventing human trafficking in the supply chain?...more
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (TSCA) will go into effect on January 1, 2012. The TSCA will require certain companies with more than $100 million in annual worldwide gross receipts that do business...more
A new California law called “The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010” will go into effect Jan. 1, 2012. This law affects any retailers and manufacturers “doing business” in California with annual global gross...more
Last February, I wrote this post about SB 657, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010. This legislation will take effect on January 1, 2012 and will require retail sellers and manufacturers doing business...more
In this post, Broc Romanek declares the new federal conflict minerals disclosure requirement to be the “Dodd-Frank sleeper”. Here in California, I think the “sleeper” of its 2009-2010 legislative session is the California...more
Copy of 'The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010' a bill that goes into effect in January, 2012, and addresses the issue of corporate accountability in human traffic and slavery. Corporations doing businesses...more
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