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NSW Government Bulletin - 31 October 2018
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • October 31 2018

On 24 October 2018 the NSW Government introduced the Justice Legislation Amendment Bill (No 3) 2018 (the Bill). The Bill contains a range of

Modern Slavery Bill 2018: Government moves - a little - on non-compliance
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 29 2018

The Modern Slavery Bill 2018 aims to establish a modern slavery reporting requirement to strengthen Australia’s approach to combating modern slavery

Modern slavery legislation: What you need to know and how to prepare
  • HopgoodGanim
  • USA, Australia, United Kingdom
  • October 26 2018

The Modern Slavery Bill (Cth) (MS Bill) and the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) (NSW Act) are Australia’s response to a recent global movement to

When will Australia have its own "same sex wedding cake" legal debacle?
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • October 12 2018

Cases of bakers refusing to sell same-sex celebrating cakes have made it to the highest courts in the UK and US. When it occurs here, what will the

New criminal sanctions for serious vilification in NSW on grounds including race, religion and sexual orientation
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • October 3 2018

The Crimes Amendment (Publicly Threatening and Inciting Violence) Act 2018 (NSW) (Act) commenced operation on 13 August 2018. It introduces an

Ethical credentials in retail - upcoming changes you need to know
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • October 3 2018

With modern slavery reporting requirements likely to commence in the near future in Australia, there is a renewed focus on the ethical sourcing of

Threats to Australian human rights when international search warrants are executed
  • Nyman Gibson Miralis
  • Australia
  • September 28 2018

Law enforcement agencies from different nations often work together in gathering evidence for use in legal proceedings in cases where alleged criminal

Modern slavery update: take heed, or take heat
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • September 26 2018

The Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) passed the Lower House last week. The Opposition pushed for several amendments to the

Modern slavery laws - Impacts for the NSW Government
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • September 20 2018

New South Wales is the first jurisdiction to enact modern slavery legislation in Australia, with the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) (NSW Act) passing

Modern slavery reporting is coming - you won’t escape the net
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 3 2018

Companies (and certain other entities) which meet required revenue and activity thresholds may be required to report on modern slavery risks within