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24 August 2016

Commentary: US court denial of Ecuadorian judgment could be persuasive in Canadian lawsuit

Author: Michael D. Goldhaber, Law.com

“Chevron in Ecuador: Is the End in Sight?”, 22 Aug 2016...

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23 August 2016

World Bank tribunal refuses to allow Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment to contribute in Bear Creek Mining dispute relating to environmental damage

In June 2016, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) submitted an application to file a written submission as an “other person” in Bear Creek Mining Corporation v. Republic of Peru. CCSI’s submission focused on a range of issues,...

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22 August 2016

Costco lawsuit (re slave labour in Thailand)

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22 August 2016

UK: Law firm plans to impose contractual conditions on its suppliers to fight against modern slavery in its supply chain

Author: Dan Bindman, Legal Futures (UK)

"Law firms urged to lead fight against modern slavery", 16 Aug 2016...

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19 August 2016
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Author: BFM TV (France)

« Justice: Twitter n'est pas responsable des messages terroristes diffusés sur le site », 11 août 2016...

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18 August 2016

Nestlé lawsuit (re forced labour in Thai fishing industry)

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18 August 2016

USA: Judge dismisses lawsuit against Twitter for allegedly providing "material support" to Islamic State

Author: AFP

"US judge tosses suit against Twitter for IS accounts", 11 Aug 2016...

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16 August 2016
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15 August 2016

Indian fishermen & farmers appeal US District Court decision in case against Intl. Finance Corp. over environmental damage

Author: Valentina Stackl, EarthRights International

"Indian Communities ask U.S. Court of Appeals to hold World Bank Group Accountable", 10 Aug 2016...

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12 August 2016

Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources could be investigated for not disclosing lawsuit it brought seeking to prevent referendum in Guatemala

Tahoe Resources, a Canadian mining company, could be investigated for filing a lawsuit to prevent a referendum on a mine it was operating in Guatemala. The Guatemalan Constitutional Court rejected the suit, and the referendum rejected the mine. The US...

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