Business and human rights represents an evolving area of risk for businesses which is assuming an increasingly legal dimension.
February 21, 2017
In recent years, pressure has been mounting on companies to report on how they are upholding human rights in their supply chains.
February 10, 2016
On 29 October 2015 section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 relating to transparency in supply chains became effective.
November 09, 2015
The expectation on businesses to have regard to their social and environmental impacts is familiar to many corporates, especially those with a prominent public profi
October 01, 2015
Global companies face pressure to maximise investor returns and may elect to pursue growth through mergers and acquisitions, potentially expanding overseas into both
July 31, 2015
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (2015 Act) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. Its principal purpose is to consolidate existing legislation containing criminal offen
June 01, 2015
Large mining companies carrying on part of their business in the UK should prepare for additional human rights reporting requirements on their supply chains as the U
May 15, 2015
The Modern Slavery Act (the Act) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. The principal purpose of the Act is to consolidate existing legislation containing criminal
April 21, 2015
The Bribery Act (the Act) obtained royal assent on 8 April 2010 and will come into force in April 2011.
January 11, 2011
The global trend of increasingly onerous standards in anti-corruption compliance makes the need to focus on risk management greater than ever.