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11 January 2016

US Supreme Ct. rejects Nestlé, ADM & Cargill's bid to dismiss Alien Tort case alleging complicity in forced child labour

Author: Lawrence Hurley, Reuters

"U.S. top court rejects Nestle bid to throw out child slavery suit", 11 Jan 2016...

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4 January 2016

US Supreme Ct. should hear Nestlé, Cargill & ADM case over alleged child labour in Côte d'Ivoire to clarify unresolved Alien Tort issues, says lawyer

Author: John Bellinger, Arnold & Porter, on Lawfare blog (USA)

"Doe v Nestle: Will SCOTUS Grant Cert to Clarify Unresolved Issues in Kiobel?", 30 Dec 2015...

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14 December 2015

US Supreme Court declines to hear victims' appeal to reinstate lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum over alleged complicity in Colombian village bombing

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4 December 2015

USA: Research measures outcomes of transnatl. human rights lawsuits from past 35 years

Author: Cortelyou C. Kenney, Stanford Law School

“Measuring Transnational Human Rights”, 1 Dec 2015...

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17 November 2015
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Author: Forum pour l'Investissement Responsable

« Position du Forum pour l’Investissement Responsable sur la proposition de loi relative au devoir de vigilance des sociétés mères et des entreprises donneuses d’ordre », novembre 2015...

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13 November 2015

Event summary: Business & Human Rights: Bridging the Governance Gap

Author: Chatham House

This is a summary of an event held by the International Law Programme at Chatham House on trends likely to emerge in the field of business and human rights over the next decade.  The meeting coincided with the publication of a Chatham House research...

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15 October 2015

Amicus Curiae brief by EarthRights Intl. & Center for Constitutional Rights in support of KBR Nepali trafficking victims

Author: EarthRights International & Center for Constitutional Rights

“Ramchandra Adhikari et al v. KBR, et al -  Amicus Curiae brief of EarthRights International and Center for Constitutional Rights in Support of Appellants and Reversal, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit”, 1 Oct 2015...

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15 October 2015

When US firms abuse intl. human rights law, victims should be able to sue in US courts, says EarthRights International

Author: Zamira Djabarova, EarthRights International

“Trafficking Case Should be Simple: U.S. Corporations can be sued in U.S. Courts”, 14 Oct 2015...

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2 October 2015

Nestlé petitions US Supreme Court to throw out case by former child slaves of Côte d'Ivoire cocoa plantations

Author: Jody Godoy, Law360 (USA)

“Nestle Asks Justices To Nix Foreign Child Slavery Suit”, 28 Sep 2015 [Subscription required]...

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1 October 2015
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Author: Lisa Rickard, Chambre de commerce des Etats-Unis, dans Les Echos (France)

« Une vigilance accrue, mais à quel prix ? », 28 septembre 2015...

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