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17 November 2017

Allen & Overy publishes fifth issue of The Business and Human Rights Review

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15 May 2015

UK: Law firm Allen & Overy launches programme to support women's return to law profession after extended career break

Author: Monidipa Fouzder, Law Society Gazette (UK)

"Magic circle firm’s ‘UK first’ for women lawyers returning to work", 1 May 2015...

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13 February 2014

Allen & Overy publishes third issue of The Business and Human Rights Review

Author: Allen & Overy

...Topics covered in this issue include, among others, the Thun Group of Banks’ Discussion Paper on the Guiding Principles, a discussion of the evolving legal landscape for human rights risk in the supply chain in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s...

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10 June 2013

Allen & Overy publishes second issue of The Business and Human Rights Review

Author: Allen & Overy's Human Rights Working Group

Allen & Overy's Human Rights Working Group is pleased to publish the second issue of The Business and Human Rights Review…[It] includes a foreword by Justice Richard Goldstone (former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and chief...

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14 January 2013

Magic circle firms draw up first human rights policies

Author: Rebecca Lowe, Intl. Bar Association

Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are in the process of formulating human rights strategies to comply with the Guiding Principles for Businesses and Human Rights...Other firms, including Herbert Smith Freehills and Allen ...

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18 October 2012

[PDF] The Business and Human Rights Review - Autumn 2012 - Issue 1

Author: Allen & Overy

The Business and Human Rights Review, published by Allen & Overy LLP’s Human Rights Working Group, seeks to...[provide] a forum for debate between business, academia, private practice lawyers, NGOs and international bodies. The inaugural issue...

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13 February 2012

Allen & Overy Abolishes Mandatory Retirement Age as Top U.K. Law Firms Review Policies

Author: Legal Week

Allen & Overy is abolishing its mandatory partner retirement age of 60 as a growing number of major London law firms move away from compulsory retirement dates for partners in the U.K. The City giant's move comes as research by Legal Week found...

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1 November 2010

Business and Community in Dialogue; Connecting Corporate Responsibility and Global Governance

Author: World Legal Forum

Date: 06 December 2010 - 07 December 2010...

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7 June 2010

Millennium development goals: Profit has a place at the base of the pyramid

Author: Sarah Murray, Financial Times

The death in April of C.K. Prahalad, the academic who identified the “fortune at the bottom of the pyramid”, was a loss to many – and particularly those who believe business has a role in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...However, Mr...

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17 October 2007

How top London law firms help vulture funds devour their prey

Author: Ashley Seager & James Lewis, Guardian (UK)

…Vulture funds buy up sovereign debt issued by poor countries at a fraction of its face value, then sue the countries in courts…for their full face value plus interest… A paper prepared for the IMF/World Bank meetings this week shows there are now $1...

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