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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... more +
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A “smarter mix” to combat modern slavery and human rights risks - the UK Government’s recent measures signal the increasing...

The UK Government’s recent announcement emphasises a more ambitious modern slavery agenda and, specifically, the use of a “smarter mix” of measures across policy, regulation, stakeholder expectations and corporate practice to...more

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UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Publishes Recommendations for the Financial Industry

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The report’s recommendations cover a number of areas, including culture and strategy, monitoring and reporting, investor engagement, policy formation and employee training, and philanthropy. A new report from the UK...more

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Recent Qui Tam Actions Predicated on Human Trafficking Allegations

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The Situation: A new line of qui tam cases predicated on alleged human trafficking violations has begun to emerge. The Result: Potential exposure to qui tam claims heightens the risk of allegations of human trafficking...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Watch Out And Speak Up: The UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Calls For Immediate Action In The Finance Industry

A new report concludes that employees and organisations in the financial services industry do not see the crimes and human rights breaches described in the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 as something they can prevent. The report...more

K2 Integrity

Human Trafficking and Banking: What Compliance Officers Need to Know

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Human trafficking is a global crisis that has an impact on lives around the globe. Over time, there have been many initiatives taken by governments and nonprofits to identify and help victims while promoting enhanced...more

Hogan Lovells

Business and Human Rights: Recent panel discussion on the international, European and French landscape

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On 21st January 2021, a roundtable was organised by the Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprises (AFJE), Doctrine and Le Grand Continent to discuss where Business and Human Rights issues stand. the following topic....more

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Human Trafficking and Health Care Providers: Legal Requirements for Reporting and Education

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The majority of trafficked persons in the United States access health care at some point during their exploitation. Health care providers who treat victims of human trafficking are subject to a patchwork of sometimes...more

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JONES DAY TALKS®: Helping Health Care Providers Fight Human Trafficking

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Health care providers hold a unique position in the fight against human trafficking. To help them understand their reporting and education obligations related to anti-human trafficking activities, Jones Day has prepared...more

Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and...

Financial institutions are poised to take next step in combatting human trafficking

Despite the pandemic and economic crises of the last year, financial institutions continue to recognize their unique role in responding to human trafficking. However, the challenge remains with how to tactically build that...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Legislative Reform Will Reinvent the US Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Landscape

New federal requirements in the annual national defense budget reauthorization effectively will end anonymous U.S. shell companies by requiring businesses to disclose 25 percent owners and control persons to a newly created...more

Allen & Overy LLP

The Business and Human Rights Review

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As the world continues to battle against the Covid-19 pandemic, the resulting economic and social stress has brought many human rights issues to the fore, exacerbating systemic issues and generating new challenges. Yet the...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

The EU Adopts a Landmark Human Rights Sanctions Regime

Companies will soon need to address human rights in their compliance programs in light of the new global human rights sanctions regime, adopted by the European Union on Dec. 7, 2020. ...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Lawyers At Risk: How The Changing Landscape Of International Human Rights Law Will Impact Your Practice

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For lawyers, in-house or firm, a client’s alleged involvement in human trafficking or modern slavery can be devastating not only to the client, but also to the in-house lawyer’s position and the reputation of the lawyer’s...more

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A Renewed Effort to Introduce Legislation to Combat Modern Slavery in Corporate Supply Chains

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Following two previous efforts Parliament is again considering legislation to address modern slavery in corporate supply chains. Bill S-216: An Act to enact the Modern Slavery Act and to amend the Customs Tariff is currently...more

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International Human Rights Litigation Coming Home With Help From The Canadian Senate And The U.S. SEC

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In the past, U.S. and Canadian courts have not been receptive to litigation of human rights issues solely related to plaintiffs who are neither citizens of nor located in either country. These courts believed that what...more

Michael Volkov

FinCEN Issues Human Trafficking Advisory (Part II of II)

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Human traffickers, like all criminals, rely on the international financial system to facilitate their crimes and to disguise proceeds from their illegal activities.  Traffickers open bank accounts to deposit and launder...more

Michael Volkov

The Scourge of Human Trafficking and Financial Red Flags (Part I of II)

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Human trafficking has become one of the most profitable forms of international crime.  At an estimated $150 billion worldwide per year, it ranks third to drug trafficking and counterfeit goods....more

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Tamil Nadu organizations call for transparency in textile mills

Report on Supply Chain Compliance 3, no. 21 (October 29, 2020) - The Tamil Nadu Alliance, a coalition of civil society networks active in the textiles industry, has issued out a call for major buyers and retailers around...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

UK Government Proposes Tighter Reporting Requirements Under Modern Slavery Act, but No Action on Enforcement Measures

Following a review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) and the Home Office ‘Transparency in Supply Chains Consultation’ that closed in September 2019, the UK government is proposing a tightening of the reporting requirements...more

Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Fall 2020 Brings Increased Regulatory Focus on Financial Institution Detection of Human Trafficking

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On October 15, 2020, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Department of Treasury (FinCEN) released its Supplemental Advisory on Identifying and Reporting Human Trafficking and Related Activity (Supplemental...more

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FinCEN Issues Advisory on Human Trafficking

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Advisory Suggests that COVID-19 Pandemic Exacerbates Conditions Contributing to Trafficking - The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) recently issued an Advisory on Identifying and Reporting Human Trafficking and...more

Perkins Coie

Stuffing the Holiday Stockings with Two Handy Supply Chain Disclosure Charts ... and One Top Five Mistakes List!

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[Warning: The juxtaposition of joyous holiday festivities and forced labor is not intended to make light of human rights violations, but to assist companies in avoiding common mistakes in their anti-human trafficking...more

NAVEX Global

Supply Chains Under Scrutiny: Targeting Human Rights and Forced Labor Risks

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This summer, one of the UK’s best-known online brands found its supply chain at the center of a high-profile modern slavery investigation. Within hours of the story breaking the company’s share price plummeted, as...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Threats, Harassment, and Contact Tracing: Why Privacy Programs are Expanding to Protect Health Care Workers

Back in March we wrote about Address Confidentiality Programs (ACPs) as the “high stakes compliance risk you probably haven’t heard of.” These state-sponsored programs were traditionally designed to protect victims of crimes...more

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Eleventh Circuit Affirms “Exceptional Case” Ruling: Insurer Had No Duty to Defend Construction Debris Claim Where Amended...

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Eleventh Circuit Affirms “Exceptional Case” Ruling: Insurer Had No Duty to Defend Construction Debris Claim Where Amended Complaint Omitted Crucial Fact Implicating Pollution Exclusion The Eleventh Circuit, affirming the...more

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