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NY Toughens Sexual Harassment And Discrimination Laws
On June 19, 2019, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed an omnibus bill (A08421/S06577) proposing sweeping amendments to existing state sexual harassment and discrimination laws.
United States
10 Jul 2019
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Human Rights Abuses Remain At The Forefront Of US Sanctions
On December 10, OFAC designated three officials of the DPRK for their alleged involvement in perpetrating serious human rights abuses against North Korean citizens.
North Korea
28 Jan 2019
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Continuity Of Contracts And Business On A "Hard" Brexit: Human Rights And Reverse Solicitation To The Rescue!
Various industry bodies and regulators, including the Bank of England and Bafin, have recently raised fears that there will be a cliff edge on Brexit for certain types of financial contract...
European Union
7 Nov 2017
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Brexit: The Great Repeal Bill
On 13 July 2017, the UK government published the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, known as the "Great Repeal Bill."
European Union
11 Aug 2017
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Financial Reporting: Modern Slavery Act 2015
On 28 October 2015, two sets of regulations relating to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 ("MSA") were published.
United States
25 May 2016
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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 — New Reporting Requirement
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the "Act"), which came into force in October 2015, strengthens the civil and criminal enforcement mechanisms relating to slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking, and is intended to provide better protection and support to victims.
UK
4 Jan 2016
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NGO Study Outlines Best Practices For SEC Conflict Minerals Rule Compliance
On April 22, 2015, two human rights non-governmental organizations, Amnesty International and Global Witness, published a report analyzing compliance by US reporting companies with the US Securities...
United States
27 Apr 2015
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