In two recent cases, the Court of Appeal has considered important questions about when a parent company can be liable for the actions of its subsidiary.
March 20, 2018
Just as many businesses are turning their attention to their next slavery and human trafficking statement, the government has published updated guidance on the reporting obligations set out in section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
November 07, 2017
This landmark judgment from the Court of Appeal means that 1,826 Zambian villagers can bring a claim in the English courts against UK-based Vedanta and its Zambian subsidiary KCM.
November 06, 2017
Business and human rights represents an evolving area of risk for businesses which is assuming an increasingly legal dimension.
February 21, 2017
An amendment to the Criminal Finances Bill (the Bill) currently before Parliament has recently been proposed to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act.
December 22, 2016
The highly-anticipated ISO standard for anti-bribery management systems - ISO 37001 - was recently published.
November 16, 2016
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
In recent years, governments across the world have enhanced the regulatory environment surrounding...
May 01, 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