Ropes & Gray LLP
At the end of April, EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders announced that the European Commission will introduce mandatory human rights due diligence legislation in the first quarter of 2021.
On 9 December 2019, High Representative/Vice-President of the European Union Josep Borrell announced that the Foreign Affairs Council has agreed with strong consensus to start the...
Businesses and investors have been given a clear signal as to the direction of travel of the new European Parliament and Commission on business and human rights at a conference on 2 December 2019...
Businesses and investors have been given a clear signal as to the direction of travel of the new European Parliament and Commission on business and human rights at a conference on 2 December 2019.
By its very nature, Academic Freedom of Speech is frequently a source of controversy, and a number of recent high profile cases have made it an even hotter topic.
Last week, our firm obtained non-molestation and occupation orders through the English court to protect a British woman...
Universities seem to be getting it wrong when it comes to
dealing with freedom of speech and, particularly, academic freedom
of speech – a subset of the general concept which pervades
the very essence
The recently released1 Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration may assist and encourage the widening of the ambit of arbitration
As well as some headline grabbing Brexit litigation, 2019 featured many important cases for public authorities and those that deal with them.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 17 October 2019, the Government published the 2019 UK Annual Report on Modern Slavery. It provides an overview of modern slavery concerns and issues in the UK and sets out the UK's
DLA Piper is working with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, and a core task force of collaborators, to establish a mediation facility to support the effective resolution of disputes in...
As the holiday season dawns upon us, so does a newly elected government following the recent general election with a turnout of just under 32 million voters – approximately half the population of ...
BCL Solicitors LLP
John Binns talks us through the UK's version of the
Magnitsky provisions and why they are unclear.
In commemoration of Human Rights day, listen to Mitch Zuklie talk with co-leaders of Orrick's Business & Human Rights practice, James Hargrove and Betsy Popken.
Governance professionals have the very fortunate position to help guide boards and companies to endeavor for a supply chain free of modern slavery
The Equator Principles Association has published a consultation draft of version four of the EquatorPrinciples (EPs), the international baseline for the identification, assessment and ...
The December 2019 edition of our case updater offers a straightforward and concise overview of six recent cases within public law and regulation which highlight important points of relevant public law
Charles Russell Speechlys
he Modern Slavery Act 2015 ("MSA") became law in March 2015. Among other provisions, the MSA states that companies which supply goods or services and have a total annual turnover of not less than £36m
Charles Russell Speechlys
Are companies violating individuals' human rights by relying on consent and legitimate interest to process personal data? On 3rd November 2019, the Joint Committee on Human Rights ("JCHR") ...
From this year, 30 automotive companies will be included in the annual Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), providing valuable information for customers and investors on how those companies engage with the human rights issues.