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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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29 September 2015

Iraqi victims of abuse at Abu Ghraib appeal dismissal of lawsuit against CACI over alleged role in torture & abuse

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23 September 2015
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

"Boletín Trimestral de Responsabilidad Legal Empresarial - No. 18, septiembre de 2015", 23 Sep 2015...

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22 September 2015
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Author: Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

« Bulletin trimestriel sur la responsabilité juridique des entreprises - Numéro 18, septembre 2015 », 22 septembre 2015...

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22 September 2015
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18 September 2015

Canada: Intl. non-binding norms are setting standard for claims against companies operating overseas

Author: John Kloosterman, Sari Springer, Trent Sutton & Lavanga Wijekoon, Littler, on JD Supra

“In Canada, Foreign Workers Seek to Use International Norms as the Standard of Care in Negligence Claims Against Multinationals Operating Overseas”, 16 Sep 2015...

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