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
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
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
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
You may already be aware that the UK Modern Slavery Bill was introduced to the House of Commons on 10 June 2014 and is working its way through Parliament.
November 04, 2014
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