Corporate Liability in Criminal Human Trafficking Prosecutions
12 PM EDT
The teleconference will address:
The U.S. Department of Justice’s efforts in investigating and prosecuting human trafficking, with a focus on exploitation occurring within companies such as hotels, casinos, restaurants and other businesses.
Legal remedies under the Trafficking of Victims Protection Act that victims of human trafficking may employ against third-party business that benefitted from the exploitation.
The potential corporate civil liability that companies face when exploitation occurs within their business.
The role that businesses can play to prevent human trafficking.
The potential disruptions in companies’ supply chains through the ban on imports of forced labor goods.
William M. Sullivan, Jr., Investigations and Defense Practice, Phillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, DC
• Jamie Hoxie, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas
• Fabio Leonardi, Senior Litigation Associate, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, DC
• Sahar Hafeez, International Trade Associate, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, DC
Sponsored by: YLD Criminal Justice Committee