13th July 2020

Online Seminar via Zoom

Online Seminar via Zoom

The new EU human rights due diligence law and the Modern Slavery Act 2015 update

Monday 13 July 2020 | 18.30 - 19.30

Doughty Street Chambers is proud to host a webinar with Q&A with:

Lucrezia Busa, Member of Cabinet for the European Union, Commissioner of Justice, Didiers Reynders

Ms Busa will discuss the initiative announced on April 29 2020 by the EU Commissioner for Justice, for rules requiring businesses to conduct mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence in their supply chains as part of the European Green Deal.

Dame Sara Thornton, UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner

One year into her post, Dame Sara will discuss her strategic priorities and the work she has been undertaking with partners from across the sector to encourage good practice in the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of modern slavery offences and the identification of victims. Dame Sara will also discuss UK and global legislation and policies on transparency in supply chains, as well as recent developments such as the Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act and the work of government, businesses and consumers to better understand, tackle and prevent exploitation from taking place.

Chair, Krishnendu Mukherjee, barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

We hope that you will be able to join us.

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