Germany

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The Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains (“Supply Chain Due Diligence Act” or the “Act”) creates human rights and environmental due diligence obligations for companies with a significant number of employees in Germany (our Business and Human Rights team has formerly outlined the

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On June 23, 2022, the German government transposed the European Directive (EU) 2019/1152 on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union (“Directive”) into German law (Nachweisgesetz). The Evidence Act comes into force on August 1, 2022 and has the consequence for employers that they have

On 24 November 2021, the potential new German coalition government consisting of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Green Party (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and the Liberal Party (FDP) published its “Coalition Agreement 2021 – 2025: Coalition for Freedom, Justice and Sustainability”. The agenda includes important initiatives relating to money laundering prevention in Germany and the