Business and Financial Law SIG Co-Organised a Webinar on Duty of Care and Due Diligence Through Supply Chains


On 8 March 2021, the ELI Business and Financial Law SIG together with the Lille Catholic University and the Robert Schuman Foundation organised an event on ‘Duty of Care and Due Diligence through Supply Chains : Comparative, European and International Perspectives’, which gathered academics, legal experts, and master students.

The first part of the webinar presented a comparative overview of French and German legislation relating to the duty of care of companies and due diligence of companies in the field of human rights. The second part focused on the European Commission’s proposal for a mandatory due diligence system at the EU level, while the third part discussed the influence of International Organisations and international legal instruments on the development of a due diligence system.