Searching Content by Michael Littenberg from Ropes & Gray LLP ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
1 2  
Business Roundtable Broadens Scope Of A Corporation's Purpose To Include Other Stakeholders
On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT) released a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation (the Statement), superseding previous BRT statements and outlining a modern
United States
28 Aug 2019
Dutch Child Labor Due Diligence Act Approved By Senate – Implications For Global Companies
The Dutch Senate has approved the Child Labor Due Diligence Act, which had been pending for more than two years
United States
12 Jun 2019
Modern Slavery Compliance For U.S.-Based (And Other) Multinationals: A Review Of Recent Compliance And Disclosure Developments In The United States And Abroad
Modern slavery compliance is becoming a bigger focus at U.S.-based and other multinationals. Compliance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Over the last several months,
United States
7 May 2019
Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure And Compliance: An Overview Of Selected Legislation, Guidance And Voluntary Initiatives
Corporate social responsibility disclosure and compliance is an increasing area of focus for many in-house legal departments.
United States
30 Nov 2018
UK Home Office Ramps Up Modern Slavery Statement Expectations – Recent Developments And Compliance Recommendations For Multinationals
Over the last month, the UK Home Office has sent letters to more than 17,000 companies that it believes are required to publish an annual statement under the UK Modern Slavery Act.
United States
15 Nov 2018
New Australian Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements On The Horizon – A Primer For Multinationals
Corporate modern slavery reporting requirements continue to proliferate.
20 Aug 2018
Complying With Restrictions On North Korean Content And Labor In Supply Chains – U.S. Government Publishes New Advisory
Last week, the US State Department, with Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, issued a North Korea Sanctions & Enforcement Actions Advisory.
United States
31 Jul 2018
The UK Modern Slavery Act – Ropes & Gray Resources For Compliance
Many companies will be publishing their second statements under the UK Modern Slavery Act towards the end of the first half of 2018. Stakeholder expectations are significantly higher this year.
23 May 2018
DOL Publishes Guidance On ESG Investment Considerations By Retirement Plans – Takeaways For Managers, Plan Sponsors And Public Companies
The Government Accountability Office has indicated that it will soon be issuing a report on how retirement plans should handle ESG investments.
United States
8 May 2018
Department Of Homeland Security Publishes FAQs On North Korean Labor In Supply Chains
On March 30, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published FAQs relating to Section 321(b) of the Countering Americas Adversaries Through Sanctions Act.
United States
5 Apr 2018
Corporate Social Responsibility Compliance In 2018, And Beyond – An Overview For In-House Legal Counsel
After years of looming on the fringes, 2018 is likely to go down as the year that corporate social responsibility compliance became a core responsibility of in-house legal departments.
United States
13 Mar 2018
U.S. Legislation Requires Enhancements To Modern Slavery Compliance Procedures To Address North Korean Labor Risks
On August 2, 2017, the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act was signed into law in the United States.
United States
19 Dec 2017
Australia Proposes Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements For Multinationals – An Overview And Comparison To Existing Corporate Modern Slavery Disclosure Legislation
In this Alert, we discuss the proposed legislation and provide a comparison to the UK and California modern slavery reporting requirements.
20 Sep 2017
Spate Of Suits Brought By California Communities For Sea Level Rise May Change Landscape Of Climate Change Litigation
A recent trio of cases filed in California state court seek to hold major fossil fuel companies liable for the effects of sea level rise they allege to be caused by climate change.
United States
9 Aug 2017
The UK Modern Slavery Act – Resources For Compliance (May 23, 2017)
Most companies will be publishing their first statements under the UK Modern Slavery Act towards the end of the first half of 2017.
23 May 2017
The Supreme Court Considers Whether Companies Can Be On The Hook For Human Rights Violations Under The Alien Tort Statute
Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to address the question of whether companies can be liable in federal court for human rights violations under a 1789 law.
United States
13 Apr 2017
SEC Issues Updated Statement On Conflict Minerals Rule
Also on Friday, SEC Acting Chairman Piwowar published a separate Statement.
United States
11 Apr 2017
Case Closed! – The Conflict Minerals Rule Litigation Is Over, But The Drama Continues
After 1,627 days and enough law firm memos to deforest a small country, the litigation relating to the Conflict Minerals Rule came to an end yesterday.
5 Apr 2017
The UK Modern Slavery Act – A Compliance Primer For Fund Managers
Starting this year, a significant number of fund managers based all over the world will be among the approximately 12,000 companies that will be required to publish an annual statement...
United States
16 Feb 2017
Links to Result pages
1 2