Proposals for Intl. Tribunal on corporate liability for human rights abuses

L4BB logoLawyers for Better Business (L4BB) is proposing the creation of an international arbitration tribunal on business and human rights to improve access to justice, and invites comments on its proposals listed below.

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21 August 2017

Q&As on proposed intl. arbitration tribunal to resolve business & human rights abuse disputes

Author: Working Group on International Arbitration of Business and Human Rights, on L4BB (UK)

"International arbitration of business and human rights disputes: answers to key questions", 21 Aug 2017...

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28 March 2017

New Business and Human Rights Arbitration Rules: a call by international law experts

Author: Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

At a seminar in Stockholm, Maastrict University professor Jans Eijsbouts, former associate general counsel of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency Robert Thomson and former Baker McKenzie partner Claes Cronstedt presented a paper that proposed new...

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27 March 2017

Intl. law specialists propose arbitration rules to resolve business & human rights disputes

Author: Global Arbitration Review

"Call for new rules for human rights disputes involving business", 24 Mar 2017...

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14 February 2017

Lawyers propose intl. arbitration rules as remedy for business & human rights abuses

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13 February 2017

International business and human rights arbitration

Author: Claes Cronstedt, Jan Eijsbouts & Robert C. Thompson, on Lawyers for Better Business

...Victims of business-related human rights abuses have little or no access to justice...For a variety of reasons, courts at all levels have largely been unable to meet their needs...We propose that new arbitration rules (BHR Arbitration Rules) be...

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10 February 2017

International arbitration: remedy for victims in business and human rights disputes

Author: Claes Cronstedt, Jan Eijsbouts & Robert C. Thompson, on Lawyers for Better Business

International arbitration holds great promise as a method to resolve human right disputes involving business.  These disputes often occur in regions where official national courts are dysfunctional, corrupt, politically influenced or simply...

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11 July 2016

Intl. arbitration tribunal is a possible remedy for victims of corporate human rights abuses, propose lawyers

Author: Claes Cronstedt & Robert C. Thompson, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights, on Harvard International Law Journal (USA)

"A Proposal for an International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights", 7 Jul 2016...

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24 July 2015

Lawyers say intl. arbitration tribunal proposal would complement national courts in providing access to justice for victims of corporate human rights abuse

Author: Claes Cronstedt & Robert C. Thompson, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

"A Proposal for an International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights", 21 Jul 2015...

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14 April 2015

[PDF] An International Arbitration Tribunal on Business & Human Rights - Version Five

Author: Claes Cronstedt & Robert C. Thompson, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

Victims of business-related human rights impacts have little access to justice…We have seen only a handful of national court claims, mainly brought against multinational business enterprises (MNEs) in their home courts by human rights NGOs on behalf...

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10 December 2014

Expert intl. arbitration tribunal on business & human rights “could be a turnaround” for victims’ access to justice, says Claes Cronstedt

Author: Claes Cronstedt, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

"United Nations Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights - International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights: Enhancing Access to Remedy", 3 Dec 2014...

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