ACAMS US Capital Chapter October 2022 Event: Modern Slavery and the Private Sector
October 19, 2022
11:30AM - 1:30PM ET
Allen & Overy, LLP, 1101 New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC
Please join the US Capital Chapter for a very special event with an award-winning international human trafficking expert. Lunch will be provided.
Every four seconds, another person enters a human trafficking situation somewhere in the world. It is estimated that there are over 40 million people in modern-day slavery today – more than any other time in history. To make sense of this important issue and its relevance to today’s business community, Matt Friedman will offer a comprehensive update on this topic. His talk will explore the following:
The changing human trafficking paradigm;
The relationship between human trafficking and modern slavery;
A comprehensive summary of global trends and patterns;
An update on emerging legislation, including Canada;
A detailed description of the relationship between human trafficking and business risk related to the banking sector;
The relevance of this topic to ESG; and
A description of tangible, practical tools and approaches used by corporations throughout the world to help identify and address this potential problem.