HRDD Forum: The legal implications of the proposed German Supply Chain Act (Lieferkettengesetz)
Date: 27 April 2021
Time: 11:00-12:30 (UK time)
In March 2021, a German bill on mandatory human rights due diligence in supply chains was passed by the Federal Cabinet. The Lieferkettengesetz will have implications for companies both inside and outside of Germany, and comes at a time when similar movements are taking place at European level and elsewhere. In this webinar, experts will consider the legal implications of the potential law, including for companies and rights-holders, and how the law would interact with other existing and proposed laws, such as the French Duty of Vigilance Law, the proposals at European level, and public international law.
- Robert Grabosch, Schweizer Legal
- Franziska Humbert, Oxfam
- David Krebs, Geulen Klinger
- Laura Nasse, University of Heidelberg
Event convened by Lise Smit, Senior Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights and Director, Human Rights Due Diligence Forum and Dr Irene Pietropaoli, Research Fellow in Business & Human Rights, BIICL.
This is a a closed meeting, open only to members of the Human Rights Due Diligence Forum (HRDD). HRDD Forum members wishing to attend can register by emailing the Events team.
This event offers the equivalent of 1.5 CPD hours.
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