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31 October 2014

Intl. Tribunal decision to hold firms criminally liable is major step in development of corporate liability under intl. law, says Nadia Bernaz from Middlesex Univ.

Author: Nadia Bernaz, Rights as Usual (UK)

"The New TV S.A.L. Case at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon – Corporate Criminal Liability under International Law", 31 Oct 2014...

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30 October 2014
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Author: Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros en el Perú

“Poder judicial admite demanda de amparo de comunidad de Supayacu contra actividades mineras en la zona” - 28 de octubre de 2014...

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29 October 2014

Access to justice in EU countries remains difficult for victims of corporate human rights abuses, say experts

Author: Frank Bold

"Access to Justice remains elusive in the EU", 28 Oct 2014...

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29 October 2014

US appeals court dismisses Alien Tort case against Chevron & BNP Paribas over alleged complicity in human rights abuses committed by Saddam Hussein's Iraqi Govt.

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28 October 2014

Ecuadorian community requests Intl. Criminal Court open investigation of Chevron's CEO over Amazonian oil pollution; includes company comments

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28 October 2014
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Author: ats (Agence télégraphique suisse)

« Victoire d'une femme enceinte discriminée », 23 octobre 2014...

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28 October 2014
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Author: AFP & Le Monde (France)

« Des ex-mercenaires de Blackwater reconnus coupables du meurtre d'Irakiens », 22 octobre 2014...

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27 October 2014

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law Alien Tort Case Development: The Second Circuit Assesses the Appropriate Focus of Jurisdictional Inquiries

Author: Sarah A. Altschuller, Foley Hoag's Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

On October 23, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in Mastafa v. Chevron Corp., a case filed against Chevron Corp. and BNP Paribas pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”). The court upheld the District Court’s dismissal of the...

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24 October 2014

Ruling Bars Iraqi Womens Alien Tort Act Torture Suit

Author: Mark Hamblett, New York Law Journal

Iraqi women who were the victims of torture under the regime of Saddam Hussein are barred from seeking redress through the Alien Tort Statute, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said Thursday. Addressing a case of first impression, the...

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23 October 2014

International Bar Association publishes business & human rights guidance for bar associations & lawyers

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