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19 April 2014

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...

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17 April 2014

Ford, IBM to face renewed U.S. lawsuit over apartheid-era abuses

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp will again have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, despite...recent court decisions limiting...such cases... U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in...

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24 March 2014

[PDF] Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 12, March 2014

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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25 February 2014

L4BB calls for comments on proposal for intl. tribunal on corporate liability for human rights abuses

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25 February 2014

[PDF] An International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

Author: Claes Cronstedt, Rachel Chambers, Adrienne Margolis, David Rönnegard, Robert C. Thompson, Katherine Tyler

We have come together to work towards the ultimate goal of the creation of an international arbitration tribunal on business and human rights...The Tribunal, while unaffiliated with any governmental organization, would maintain a roster of highly...

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18 February 2014

Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In 2002 a group of South Africans, represented by the Khulumani Support Group, sued 20 banks and corporations in US federal court that did business in South Africa during apartheid.  The plaintiffs allege that the participation of the defendant...

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24 January 2014

United States: Supreme Court Continues Recent Trend Of Limiting Suits For Corporate Conduct Outside Of The US

Author: Sander Bak, Atara Miller & Jed Schwartz, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, in Mondaq (USA)

Following the trend of its recent decisions…the Supreme Court…in Daimler AG v. Bauman, reversed the Ninth Circuit, and held that a corporation could not be sued in the US for actions that took place entirely abroad, even if [it] has some general...

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14 January 2014

Supreme Court Rejects Human Rights Claim Against Multinational Firm [Argentina/USA]

Author: Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

The U.S. Supreme Court gave multinational companies a stronger shield against lawsuits, throwing out a case against Daimler AG over a company unit’s alleged collaboration in torture and killings in Argentina. The justices unanimously said the parent...

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1 January 2014
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Author: Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, La Universitat Jaume I

En 2004, veintidós residentes en Argentina presentaron demanda contra Daimler/Chrysler AG [en]…California…Los demandantes alegaban que Mercedes- Benz Argentina, subsidiaria de [Daimler/Chrysler], había colaborado con las fuerzas de seguridad de ...

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27 December 2013

U.S. judge dismisses apartheid claims against 2 German companies

Author: Nate Raymond, Reuters

A U.S. judge on Thursday said Daimler AG and Rheinmetall AG cannot be held liable for allegedly aiding and abetting South Africa's former apartheid government in race-based attacks and injustices. The plaintiffs in the case accused the two German...

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