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Author: Michele Gorman, Newsweek (US)
"Connecticut Supreme Court will hear Sandy Hook families’ appeal against gun companies", 1 Dec 2016...
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USA: Walmart settles LGBT discrimination lawsuit & commits to giving same benefits to same-sex couples as heterosexual couples
Author: Claire Landsbaum, New York Magazine (USA)
"Walmart Just Settled a Groundbreaking Case for Same-Sex Couples", 5 Dec 2016...
Author: Miriam Saage-Maaß & Patrick Kroker, European Center for Constitutional & Human Rights
A comprehensive war economy has developed in Syria since the beginning of the armed conflict five years ago. This economy is not limited to the supply of weapons to the various state and non-state parties to the conflict and the financing of Islamic...
New book explores role of legal profession in implementation of UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights
Author: Fernando Pombo Foundation, Tirant lo Blanch
“The role of the lawyer in the implementation of the Ruggie Principles: 8 good practices for business lawyers”, 1 Sep 2016...
US judge allows lawsuit against Chiquita for allegedly funding Colombian paramilitaries to move forward
Author: Le Matin (Suisse)
« Eternit bis » : Charges réduites pour Schmidheiny, 29 novembre 2016...
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- Related in-depth areas: Dernières infos juridiques
- Related companies: Eternit (Switzerland)
Australia: Mental health advocates criticise insurance industry for excluding mental illness from coverage
Author: Paul Lucas, Insurance Business (Australia)
"Insurance industry slammed by mental health advocates", 28 Nov 2016...