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Complying With Canada’s Forced and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act: Are You Ready?

November 29, 2023 - 12:00 PM - January 1, 0001

Our panel of experts will discuss the essentials that management, in-house counsel and supply chain professionals should consider when evaluating whether their organization is prepared to issue its first report pursuant to the new Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act. We will provide an overview of the act, put it in its global context, focus on steps organizations should be taking now, and discuss frequently asked questions.

Topics:

  • Modern slavery in context

  • Legal overview of the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act

  • Steps that entities should be taking to prepare

  • Risk assessments

  • Responsibility and liability of the board

  • FAQs

Speakers:

Event Details:
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Webinar
12 - 1 p.m. (ET)

Mandatory Continuing Education:
Ontario
This program contains 30 minutes of EDI Professionalism content and 30 minutes of Substantive content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of EDI Content by the Law Society of Ontario.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for up to 1.00 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.

Quebec
Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.