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28 September 2016

Commentary: Brexit may limit legal accountability in the UK for foreign human rights abuses by English companies

Author: Anil Yilmaz Vastardis, EU Law Analysis

"Brexit and business and human rights litigation in England", 26 Sep 2016...

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27 September 2016

Report on legal duty of care of Dutch companies operating internationally & government response

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27 September 2016
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A pesar de haberse registrado un segundo derrame de materiales tóxicos provenientes de la mina Veladero, de Barrick Gold, el gobierno argentino por un lado, anunció investigaciones y sanciones en el nivel provincial y federal, pero, por el otro,...

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26 September 2016

USA: Court of appeal rules that denying employment because of dreadlocks is not discrimination in EEOC lawsuit against Catastrophe Management Solutions

Author: Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Lexology (USA)

"Eleventh Circuit Declines EEOC’s Invitation To Expand Race To Include Personal Expression Or Cultural Characteristics", 20 Sep 2016...

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26 September 2016

USA: Judge orders East Columbus Host & Ultra Steak to pay $1.4 million in sexual harassment claim

Author: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (USA)

"Texas Roadhouse Restaurant, Management Company to Pay $1.4M to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit", 22 Sep 2016...

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23 September 2016
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Author: Rachida Boughriet, Actu Environnement (France)

Victimes des pesticides : les salariés de Nutréa-Triskalia indemnisés...

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23 September 2016

So. Africa: Mining companies granted leave to appeal silicosis class action decision

Author: Pete Lewis, GroundUp (South Africa)

"Setback for gold miners’ silicosis claims", 22 Sep 2016...

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22 September 2016

"Human Rights is the New Business Risk", say Canadian corporate lawyers

Author: Emilie Bundock & Kevin O'Callaghan, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP (Canada), on Lexology (USA)

Human Rights is the New Business Risk, 20 Sep 2016...

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19 September 2016
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

La Cour pénale internationale vient d’ouvrir la porte à des poursuites contre des individus et des gouvernements pour des crimes relatifs aux ressources naturelles et à l’accaparement des terres. Une annonce saluée par les défenseurs des droits de l...

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18 September 2016

Zambia: Court orders Glencore to pay compensation after ruling toxic emissions at copper plant led to death of politician

Author: Rob Davies, The Guardian (UK)

"Glencore court ruling in Zambia may trigger new pollution claims", 18 Sept 2016...

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