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the election buzz on 7th May, three voices could be heard speaking out about an issue that should matter to everyone. Parosha Chandran, Matt Moriarty and Colleen Theron discussed human trafficking as part of the LexisNexis webinar ‘
Tackling trafficking: how to combat modern day slavery’.
From the discussion came a very real question, posed to all businesses and law firms: do you want to be a leader in the fight against trafficking? If so, read on.
The webinar began with the recognition that it is crucial to be equipped with knowledge of the law that governs trafficking and modern day slavery. This comprises international treaties and domestic legislation, all of which were the subject of an excellent
analysis by Parosha. In the UK, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (which has received royal assent, but is not yet in force) requires that companies publish
an annual human trafficking statement (on whether this is effective, see my previous post). It is therefore necessary for businesses
and the lawyers who advise them to understand the implications of the relevant provisions.
Beyond the legal framework, there are a few ways in which businesses and law firms can make a difference.
Businesses may contribute to trafficking directly or indirectly. To combat direct contributions, it is important to be able to identify a victim of trafficking. In this respect, both the
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