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24 March 2017
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24 March 2017

France: Constitutional Council reaches favourable decision on corporate duty of vigilance law

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

"Last hurdle overcome for landmark legislation: French Corporate duty of vigilance law gets green light from Constitutional Council", 24 March 2017...

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24 March 2017

French duty of care: the Constitutional Court approves the major parts of the law

Author: Sherpa

Yesterday, the constitutional court published its decision following the referral by the French members of Parliament of the law which instituted a duty of care for transnational corporations. The council deemed that the the major parts of the text...

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24 March 2017
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Author: Association Sherpa, dans La Tribune (France)

« Quand les multinationales réduisent les défenseurs des droits humains au silence », 23 mars 2017...

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23 March 2017

Lawsuits against DynCorp over damage to land & health allegedly caused by chemical spraying in Colombia to continue to jury trial in USA

Author: International Rights Advocates

"Please Support IRA in Bringing DynCorp to Justice", 21 Mar 2017...

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23 March 2017

USA: Over 100 people sue Monsanto over cancer allegedly caused by exposure to company's RoundUp weedkiller

Author: Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

"Monsanto Faces Hundreds of New Cancer Lawsuits as Debate Over Glyphosate Rages On", 22 Mar 2017...

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22 March 2017

Recent & future trends in access to remedy for corporate abuse – new briefing by Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative

Author: Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

"Access to Remedy: The Next Frontier?", 16 March 2017...

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20 March 2017

Brazil: Judge suspends lawsuit against BHP Billiton & Vale over dam disaster following settlement agreement with govt.

Author: Paul Kiernan, Dow Jones

"Brazil dam disaster lawsuit against BHP Billiton, Vale, suspended", 17 Mar 2017...

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20 March 2017

Relatives of Colombians killed by paramilitary groups file complaint in US alleging that Chiquita executives committed crimes against humanity

Author: Alex Pickett, Courthouse News (USA)

"Families Blame Banana Execs for Killings", 15 Mar 2017...

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15 March 2017

Commentary: Companies are protected by human rights law, but enjoy impunity for human rights abuses, say academics

Author: David Whyte, Stefanie Khoury, The Conversation (UK)

"How human rights law has been used to guarantee corporations a ‘right to profit’", 15 March 2017...

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