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November 18, 2015

SEC Report Indicates Whistleblower Program Going Strong

The SEC’s whistleblower program is steadily growing in scope and impact, and the agency is taking more aggressive positions to obtain information from whistleblowers and protect informants from retaliation.

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October 14, 2015

California Laws Are Being Used to Advance Human Rights Claims Based on Global Supply Chain Activities

Recent class actions have claimed that companies have violated California consumer fraud and unfair competition laws resulting from alleged forced labor in their global supply chains.

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September 16, 2015

In Canada, Foreign Workers Seek to Use International Norms as the Standard of Care in Negligence Claims Against Multinationals Operating Overseas

Non-Canadian workers are increasingly suing their employers in Canadian courts for human rights violations allegedly committed outside Canada by the companies themselves or by other entities in their supply chains.

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September 10, 2015

Second Circuit Rules Internal Whistleblowers Are Protected Under Dodd-Frank

The Second Circuit created a federal appellate split when it revived a Dodd-Frank Act retaliation claim by an ex-employee who only reported his claims of accounting fraud internally before he was terminated.

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September 9, 2015

The Advent of Privately Developed Corporate Human Rights Reporting Frameworks

The United Nations' adoption in 2011 of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights signified a growing consensus that corporate entities have a responsibility to account for their operations' impact on human rights.

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August 14, 2015

SEC Continues its Efforts to Make Dodd-Frank Whistleblowing Easier

New SEC guidance says whistleblowers are entitled to Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation protections after making an internal complaint about possible securities law violations, even if they do not report directly to the SEC.

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August 4, 2015

House Bill Would Require Public Disclosure of Company Policies to Combat Supply Chain Trafficking

New legislation would require that publicly traded companies more broadly and specifically disclose their policies and efforts aimed at ridding their supply chains of slavery and human trafficking.

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July 14, 2015

United Kingdom: New Law to Combat Supply Chain Slavery and Human Trafficking

The United Kingdom recently enacted the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the first law in Europe aimed at eliminating modern slavery and human trafficking from supply chains.

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April 10, 2015

Anti-Trafficking Regulations Impose New Obligations on All Federal Contractors

Amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) aimed at eliminating substandard labor conditions

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April 6, 2015

SEC's Attack on Confidentiality Agreements

Keeping its promise announced last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 1, 2015, released

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