This informative session will outline the Modern Slavery Act and how your business can prepare for the incoming legislation. Rachel will also outline the proposed model of the corporate reporting requirements and how it is expected that the Federal and NSW laws will interact.
Modern slavery is a high-profile issue in the fashion industry, with the Global Slavery Index 2018 finding that Australia imports over $US4b in clothes and accessories at risk of having modern slavery in their supply chain.
Don’t miss this important seminar to ensure your business is prepared.
Rachel is a disputes Partner at Allens and leads its Governance, Risk and Compliance group as well as its Business Crime group.
She is a director of the UN Global Compact Network Australia and head of its Anti-Corruption Leadership Group. In this role, Rachel works with Australian businesses and the government on anti-corruption eradication initiatives including law and policy development.
Rachel has particular expertise advising on compliance, investigations and disputes involving anti-bribery, AML, sanctions, cartel conduct and corporate human rights obligations.
Rachel is ranked in Band 1 of the Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific Legal Directory for Anti-Bribery and Corruption. Rachel ‘receives substantial positive feedback from both peers and referees as a partner who “really understands this area well and has a significant depth of knowledge,” with sources also citing her “careful and meticulous approach”and rapid ability “to filter out what is important from the noise.”
Rachel primarily advises the resources, finance and manufacturing sectors.
Rachel has advised on investigations and/or litigation for offshore activities, projects and assets in numerous countries including Papua New Guinea, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Mongolia, Malaysia, Peru, South Africa, DRC, Sierra Leone, Guinea, the US and the UK.
In the compliance space, Rachel advises on conduct of risk assessments, compliance gap analyses and compliance controls aimed at minimizing the event of improper conduct and positioning companies to defend themselves effectively. This has involved advising on establishment or review of numerous global, regional or national compliance programs, particularly on anti-bribery.