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3 August 2015

Zambian villagers file lawsuit against Vedanta in UK court over water contamination

Author: John Vidal, Guardian (UK)

"Zambian villagers take mining giant Vedanta to court in UK over toxic leaks", 1 Aug 2015...

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31 July 2015

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law Alien Tort Case Development: Plaintiffs in Exxon Mobil Case Survive “Touch and Concern” Review

Author: Sarah Altschuller, CSR and the Law by Foley Hoag

Earlier this month, the District Court for the District of Columbia denied Exxon Mobil’s motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claims in Doe I v. Exxon Mobil, a case brought pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”). Plaintiffs allege that Exxon Mobil should...

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31 July 2015

Alien Tort Case Development: Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Claims Against Ford and IBM

Author: Sarah Altschuller, CSR and the Law by Foley Hoag

Earlier this week, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision in In re: South African Apartheid Litigation dismissing claims brought pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”) against Ford and IBM. Plaintiffs had alleged that the...

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28 July 2015
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Author: ats/Newsnet

« Le dossier de Schmidheiny renvoyé à la Cour constitutionnelle », 24 juillet 2015...

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27 July 2015
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Author: El Informador.in

“Corte de los Estados Unidos obliga a Chiquita Group de publicar documentos sobre sus conexiones con las AUC”...

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27 July 2015

2nd Circuit Tosses Apartheid Cases Against IBM, Ford

Author: Dan McCue, Courthouse News Service

Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot sue IBM and the Ford Motor Co. in New York because there is no evidence any of the corporations' alleged offenses occurred in the United States, the Second Circuit ruled Monday. The ruling, written by U.S....

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27 July 2015

Ford, IBM defeat appeal over apartheid abuses -U.S. court

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot pursue lawsuits seeking to hold Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp liable for conducting business that helped perpetuate the practice decades ago…The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said black South...

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27 July 2015

Italy: Effort to retry former Eternit company owner over asbestos poisoning goes to constitutional court

Author: Gazzetta del Sud (Italy)

"Eternit case put to Constitutional Court", 24 Jul 2015...

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27 July 2015

US appeals court dismisses lawsuit against Ford & IBM brought by South African apartheid victims

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27 July 2015

USA: Costco settles last remaining claims in class action lawsuit over alleged gender discrimination

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