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Corporate responsibility to prevent modern slavery

Published on: 15 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Corporate responsibility to prevent modern slavery
  • How have things developed since the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) came into force?
  • In what ways can companies and directors be held responsible for human trafficking offences?
  • What are the potential practical difficulties that might be met in prosecuting and defending such actions?
  • What are the main trends in this area of law?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: What corporate responsibilities exist in relation to preventing modern slavery? Sean Nesbitt, partner at Taylor Wessing LLP, points out that the fissures in responsibility and accountability associated with the increasing use of extended supply chains and indirect labour mean that there are, in effect, liability gaps. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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