Corporate enterprise principles and UK regulation of modern slavery in supply chains

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Abstract

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 contains an application of enterprise principles in its transparency in supply chains section [section 54]. It applies mandated disclosure regulation to the entire group once it satisfies the required conditions. This paper examines the consequential issues of extraterritoriality and potential liability.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)196-205
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Company and Commercial Law Review
Volume28
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2017

Bibliographical note

This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in International Company and Commercial Law Review following peer review. The definitive published version Okoye, A. (2017) Corporate enterprise principles and UK regulation of modern slavery in supply chains. International Company and Commercial Law Review, 28 (5). pp. 196-205 is available online on Westlaw UK or from Thomson Reuters DocDel service.

Keywords

  • Accountability
  • EU law
  • Extraterritorial crime
  • Forced labour
  • Human trafficking
  • Misleading statements
  • Multinational companies
  • Slavery
  • Supply chains

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