Tag Archives: Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Can Forced-Labour Goods Trigger UK Money Laundering Violations?

A court recently found that UK authorities did not fetter their discretion by not investigating general cotton imports potentially produced by the forced labour of Uyghur people in China. By Stuart Alford KC, Clare Nida, Nathan Seltzer, Paul Davies, Michael Green, James Bee, and Esha Marwaha On 20 January 2023, the High Court ruled against … Continue Reading

Report Identifies Weaknesses in UK Companies’ Modern Slavery Act Statements

A recent report concluded that modern slavery considerations are still not a mainstream concern for many companies. By Clare Nida In April 2022, the Financial Reporting Council, the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, and Lancaster University published a report on Modern Slavery Reporting Practices in the UK (FRC Report), which concluded that reporting on modern slavery in … Continue Reading