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Morrison & Foerster LLP
Addressing the responsibility and accountability of companies in relation to their environmental and human rights impact has long been at the top of the agenda at the European level.
United States
Husch Blackwell LLP
The Department of Defense ("DoD") requested industry comments by April 28, 2021 to assist with the DoD's forthcoming report identifying risks and policy recommendations regarding the...
lus Laboris
A legal action claiming the existence of ‘women-only' sections at two gyms is illegal sex discrimination has reached the Connecticut Supreme Court.
Arnold & Porter
As stated in his April 16, 2021 memo, Attorney General Merrick Garland has returned the Department of Justice to its "traditional process" for approving settlement agreements and consent decrees.
Winston & Strawn LLP
And efforts continue in both the courts and Congress to eliminate the ERA's time limit on ratification as a barrier to its effectiveness.
Jones Day
Jones Day's Bethany Biesenthal, a former assistant United States Attorney, talks about the scope of the global human trafficking crisis and explains how the Firm is devoting resources...
Mayer Brown
This month, the American Bar Association (the "ABA") published a Report on its suggested Model Contract Clauses to Protect Workers in International Supply Chains (the "MCCs").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Derek Foran spoke to Bloomberg Law about Northern District of California Judge William H. Orrick III's decision that permanently bans an anti-abortion group from releasing hundreds of hours...
Jones Day
Section 230 gives providers of technology companies two important liability protections.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Gil v. Winn-Dixie was the first "website accessibility" case to go to trial. The 2017 decision—which opened the floodgates for similar lawsuits—held that Winn-Dixie's website violated Title III of...
Proskauer Rose LLP
In 2014, I had the privilege of representing two extraordinary young asylum seekers who had fled from Macedonia, where, because they are a gay couple...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
New York, N.Y. (April 5, 2021) - The New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) is considered to be one of the most progressive discrimination laws in the nation...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The eight minute and forty-six second murder of George Floyd that we all witnessed in 2020 opened America's eyes to acknowledge systemic racism.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Nathalie Rey became co-chair of the firm's Black Attorney Affinity Group in the fall of 2020. Born and raised in Queens, New York, Rey has been a member of the firm's Committee for Diversity,...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 23, 2021, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed into law SB1480. As discussed below, the law makes significant changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA)
Jones Day
On February 3, 2021, the Court ruled unanimously that the expropriation exception applies only to a sovereign's taking of a foreign national's property, not to domestic takings.
Winston & Strawn LLP
Winston & Strawn's Linda Coberly is featured in The Wall Street Journal today, providing commentary on the House of Representatives' vote to extend the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Ms. Yellen emphasized in her remarks that corruption both corrodes governance and hinders "global growth, economic stability and poverty alleviation."
Foley & Lardner
Earlier this week, the United States, the European Union, Britain, and Canada imposed sanctions on several Chinese officials for human rights abuses against the Uyghur minority in...
Mayer Brown
With the advancing wave of mandatory human rights laws and the increasing focus from investors and other stakeholders on human rights, it is ever more incumbent on companies to take demonstrable steps to identify.
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