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Foley Hoag LLP
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 dismissal of a climate change lawsuit...
Duane Morris LLP
OFAC published in the Federal Register of June 29, 2018, additional regulations (31 CFR Part 583) to implement the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act and Executive Order 13818 of December 20, 2017, ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The NSW Parliament yesterday passed the Modern Slavery Bill 2018. It is now awaiting assent and a commencement date, however businesses should not wait and begin planning for the new obligations.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Consumer concerns about the use of forced labor are rapidly growing, putting legal pressure on large corporations such as Costco, to reduce the use of forced labor in their supply chain.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
LGBT Pride Month occurs in June to commemorate those riots.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 4, 2018, ruled 7-2 in favor of Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker who told a same-sex couple in 2012 that he would not create a cake ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
It is business as usual in Colorado.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States settled a controversy stemming from a bakery's refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding reception
Bowditch & Dewey
While most of us were sleeping during the early hours of Friday, October 27, Massachusetts' State Senators were busy reforming our criminal justice system.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Missouri federal judge orders a theatre to provide, upon request, captioning services for the deaf for all theatrical performances.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, 584 U.S. ___, 2018 WL 1914663 (U.S. Apr. 24, 2018) (Kennedy, J.), the Supreme Court of the United States held that foreign corporations may not be sued under...
Foley Hoag LLP
On April 24, the U.S. Supreme Court held that plaintiffs may not bring claims against corporations domiciled outside the United States in Alien Tort Statute ("ATS") cases.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Bowditch & Dewey
Conversion therapy, sometimes known as "reparative therapy," is the pseudo-psychological practice of trying to change an individual's sexual orientation ...
Duane Morris LLP
The United States Congress created the Days of Remembrance as our nation's annual commemoration of the Holocaust. This year, Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) is today, Thursday April 12, 2018.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Ford & Harrison LLP
U.S. companies with operations in Australia may soon be impacted by the establishment of a new Modern Slavery Act (the MSA) in Australia.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The internet has become a platform for human trafficking rings, whether it is advertising sex trafficking and forced prostitution, or selling counterfeit goods likely made with forced or child labor.
Foley Hoag LLP
The 2017 benchmarking report ranked 98 of the world's largest publicly traded companies on their human rights performance using 100 specific performance indicators.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
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Green and Spiegel LLP
Consumer concerns about the use of forced labor are rapidly growing, putting legal pressure on large corporations such as Costco, to reduce the use of forced labor in their supply chain.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The NSW Parliament yesterday passed the Modern Slavery Bill 2018. It is now awaiting assent and a commencement date, however businesses should not wait and begin planning for the new obligations.
Duane Morris LLP
OFAC published in the Federal Register of June 29, 2018, additional regulations (31 CFR Part 583) to implement the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act and Executive Order 13818 of December 20, 2017, ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
LGBT Pride Month occurs in June to commemorate those riots.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 4, 2018, ruled 7-2 in favor of Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker who told a same-sex couple in 2012 that he would not create a cake ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
It is business as usual in Colorado.
Bowditch & Dewey
While most of us were sleeping during the early hours of Friday, October 27, Massachusetts' State Senators were busy reforming our criminal justice system.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States settled a controversy stemming from a bakery's refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding reception
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Missouri federal judge orders a theatre to provide, upon request, captioning services for the deaf for all theatrical performances.
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