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Modern Slavery Act Reporting Requirements

Australia Proposes Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements for Multinationals – An Overview and Comparison to Existing Corporate...

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

The Australian Government has released a consultation paper proposing the adoption of legislation that would require many multinationals operating in Australia to publicly report on modern slavery risk in their business and...more

Update on Australian Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements

by DLA Piper on

The Australian Federal Government has on 16 August 2017 issued a consultation paper seeking industry commentary and feedback on the Government's proposal to create a "Modern Slavery in Supply Chains' Reporting Requirement",...more

Reminder: Modern Slavery Statement Deadline

by Dechert LLP on

A gentle reminder for all those with a turnover above £36 million and doing business in the UK. ...more

UK: New Rules On Modern Slavery

by Dentons on

The UK has been leading the way in the battle to combat modern slavery in Europe. New rules have been in force since October 2015, which require businesses to report what they are doing to tackle slavery and human...more

The Modern Slavery Act 2015: Effects on the Property Industry One Year On

by Reed Smith on

Modern Slavery is broadly a term covering slavery, forced labour, servitude and human trafficking. It has been described as “the great human rights issue of our time” by Theresa May. The Modern Slavery Act 2015 was...more

Modern Slavery Business Reporting: Beyond Compliance

by Reed Smith on

A year after the introduction of the business reporting obligation in the Modern Slavery Act 2015 we take a look at the approach taken to statements to date and possible future developments in this area. Introduction...more

New Reporting Obligations Under the Modern Slavery Act 2015: Is Your Business Ready?

by Faegre Baker Daniels on

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) seeks to combat slavery and human trafficking by requiring businesses to ensure that their operations and supply chains do not allow for either. Under section 54 of the MSA, organisations...more

Preparing for the 2016 AGM and reporting season

by DLA Piper on

As the 2016 AGM and reporting season gets underway, this bulletin gives an overview of the key changes affecting listed companies....more

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 — New Reporting Requirement

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “Act”), which came into force in October 2015, strengthens the civil and criminal enforcement mechanisms relating to slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking, and...more

SHE Matters: Slavery in the Supply Chain: New Corporate Reporting Obligations for Companies

by DLA Piper on

The UK Government has recently implemented new legislation to help eradicate slavery and human trafficking (modern slavery). The principal provisions of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (Act), implemented in March 2015, penalise...more

Modern Slavery Act Guidance - The "Race To The Top" Begins

by Allen & Overy LLP on

On 29 October 2015, the provisions in the UK Modern Slavery Act (the Act) on transparency in supply chains (TiSC) came into force and the government published its long-awaited Guidance. The first organisations who will have...more

Modern Slavery Act Guidance. Are you a supplier of goods or services in the UK with a turnover above £36m? If you are, this...

by Dechert LLP on

The UK Government has published guidance1 on the transparency in supply chains provision of the Modern Slavery Act. Starting with those with a year-end of 31 March 2016, all organisations with a turnover above £36m will be...more

Modern Slavery Act 2015: New Requirements for all Businesses

by White & Case LLP on

Modern Slavery Act 2015: Requirement for Annual Statements on Slavery and Human Trafficking in Businesses and their Supply Chains - New rules in the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 require organisations to publish an annual...more

Government publishes guidance on the reporting obligation in the Modern Slavery Act

by Reed Smith on

Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act (MSA) requires certain businesses to publish an annual statement explaining what steps they are taking to ensure there is no modern slavery within their own business and their supply...more

The Modern Slavery Act 2015

by Morgan Lewis on

The UK’s Modern Slavery Act is an effort by the government to end all forms of labour exploitation. The UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015 aims to prevent all forms of labour exploitation and increase transparency of labour...more

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

by Perkins Coie on

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

The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“the Act”) enters into force today. If you are a supplier of goods or services with a turnover of...

by Dechert LLP on

Annual Statements - The Act requires commercial organisations to publish an annual slavery and human trafficking statement. This must set out the steps that the organisation has taken in that financial year to ensure...more

Prime Minister: Businesses with Turnover of £36 Million or More Must Publish Annual Statements on Slavery and Human Trafficking

by Reed Smith on

This morning the Prime Minister made an important announcement regarding the new reporting requirement in the Modern Slavery Act. David Cameron confirmed that businesses with a turnover of £36 million or more will be caught...more

The Modern Slavery Act: What You Need To Know

by Reed Smith on

The Modern Slavery Act was passed in March 2015. When section 54 of the Act comes into force, large businesses will be required to report annually on their efforts to ensure the business and its supply chains are free of...more

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