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Author: Gastón Chillier, Executive Director, Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS) on openGlobalRights Blog
Author: Sif Thorgeirsson, Manager, Corporate Legal Accountability Project, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
‘Closing the courtroom door: where can victims of human rights abuse by business find justice?’, 1 Dec 2014...
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US Supreme Court decision in Daimler endorses large companies' impunity & leaves victims without remedy, says Prof. Zamora Cabot
Author: Professor F. J. Zamora Cabot, Univ. Jaume I de Castellón (Spain)
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Argentina: Center for Legal and Social Studies files lawsuit against Molinos Río de la Plata for complicity in crimes during military dictatorship
Author: Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (Argentina)
Las fuerzas de seguridad y fuerzas armadas no fueron las únicas responsables del derramamiento de sangre…El proceso de justicia en la Argentina investiga también la responsabilidad de los empresarios en los crímenes de la dictadura…El 15 de septiembre...
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Kiobel Anniversary Surprise: Judge Scheindlin Rules Corporations May Be Held Liable Under ATS, Despite Second Circuit Precedents [USA]
Author: John Bellinger, Lawfare (USA)
…Judge Scheindlin held, in the long-running Apartheid litigation, that corporations may be sued under the Alien Tort Statute. Her decision directly conflicts…with the Second Circuit’s…decision in Kiobel (holding that corporations are not subject to...
Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters
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Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Welcome to the 12th issue of the Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin. To assist all those following corporate legal accountability issues, we send this bulletin to highlight key developments, new cases profiled on our site, updates to...
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