Coming up in 2021: Understanding the EU directive on human rights due diligence

Supply chains have been in the spotlight this year due to trade wars and COVID-19. Regulatory oversight of how companies manage those supply chains has also been growing over the last few years, with legislation such as the Modern Slavery Act and Conflict Minerals regulations. This year, the EU has put in place a wide proposal for mandatory corporate environmental and human rights due diligence. 

During this webinar we will discuss these business and regulatory trends and how companies can prepare to manage their obligations.  

Key takeaways:
Learn the new rules for mandatory corporate environmental and human rights due diligence in the EU 
What needs to be done - strategies for building a compliance program, taking into consideration the EU directive  
Immediate actionable and practical steps to take in response to the directive 

Webinar Details

  • Date

    3rd December 2020.
  • Time

    10:00am - 11:00am GMT / 11:00am - 12:00noon CET


Dr. Gabriele Haas, Dentons Europe LLP, Partner



Dr. Gabriele Haas is a partner at the Frankfurt office of Dentons. She is a member of the Corporate Practice Group and focuses on compliance and regulation as well as energy law.

In addition to her energy and regulatory practice, where she advises energy companies on energy law and regulatory issues as well as international economic sanctions, Gabriele supports clients from various industries in the areas of compliance and regulation. She advises on the establishment of individual compliance management systems, structural and procedural organizations as well as on the risk of fines for companies and personal criminal and civil liability. Gabriele conducts internal investigations and assists in external investigations. She advises on various compliance issues such as market manipulation and insider trading, bribery and corruptibility, money laundering and terrorism financing as well as economic sanctions. Gabriele has many years of experience in the energy industry and in the oil and gas sector.

Gabriele has extensive in-house experience in defending and settling high-profile market manipulation and antitrust cases and managing the defense against German and European governmental investigations. As former Head of Compliance or Compliance and Audit she has conducted and been responsible for numerous internal investigations. Gabriele is a member of the advisory board of the Düsseldorf Institute for Energy Law.

Andrew Henderson, VP of Products, Refinitiv 


As VP of Products, Andrew is responsible for combining products and services to provide end to end solutions to manage the key compliance risk areas that our clients are dealing with, with a special focus on Corruption, Data Privacy and Money Laundering.
As part of The Red Flag Group’s advisory function, he has assessed, designed, implemented and managed compliance programs for global multinational corporations across a wide range of industries and risk topics. Andrew was also heavily involved in the design and development of The Red Flag Group’s ComplianceDesktop® technology platform, and retains a keen interest in using technology to support compliance. He has in-depth experience and knowledge across the telecommunications, engineering, extractives, automotive, medical and IT industries and has led projects to develop and improve the use of data and knowledge management within programs.

Pervez Janjua, Strategic Marketing Manager, Refinitiv (Host)



Pervez is Head of Marketing Strategy & Planning at Refinitiv and has worked both in financial services and industry with 17 years’ experience. He specialises in developing digital marketing strategies and solutions in financial, risk, technology and information services. An MBA graduate from University of Warwick - Warwick Business School.


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