Human Rights in UK Law
- The Evolving Human Rights Landscape
- Human Rights In Everyday Life
Government statistics on Human Rights judgments published
The Ministry of Justice (“MoJ“) yesterday published its annual report, Responding to human rights judgments (the “Report“). The Report sets out the Government’s position on the implementation of h...
Human Rights and Global Supply Chains
Fashion retailers need to be vigilant to prevent human rights abuses in their supply chains whilst complying with their legal obligations. The UK’s Parliamentary Joint Committe...
Retroactive Corporate Liability for Human Rights Abuses
New UK asset forfeiture law empowers prosecutors to seize assets held by companies that have unknowingly benefited from, or assisted, gross human rights abuses—even in the past. The new ...
Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes helpful new human rights guidance for businesses
The Equality and Human Rights Commission recently published new guidance that outlines, in a practical and accessible way, how company boards can ensure that their companies meet UK and internation...
- Submission To Parliamentary Joint Committee On Human Rights
UK Imposes First Global Human Rights Sanctions
As we’ve discussed previously, in 2018, the UK enacted the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act (the Act), allowing it to impose its own post-Brexit autonomous sanctions regime. On July 6, 2020,...
International Business and Human Rights Arbitration Proposal Gains Momentum
Between November 27-29, over 2,000 delegates gathered in Geneva to attend the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. The central theme of this year’s Forum was “Realizing Access to Effective Remedy...
- Business And Human Rights: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2020 Signals The Need For Businesses To Do More
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