Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

Respecting human rights in the energy sector

How does the responsibility to respect human rights apply to companies operating in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector?  How does this relate to hard legal risk at a domestic and...

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Parent company liability – Court of Appeal upholds decision rejecting jurisdiction over claims brought against Unilever by victims of post-election violence in Kenya

On 4 July 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in AAA & Ors. v Unilever PLC and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 1532, dismissing an appeal by victims of the 2007...

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One year after the enactment of French law, is your company vigilant enough to avoid civil liability?

On 27 March 2017, France went one step further than other countries by adopting "hard" law on human rights with the very broad Law on the "duty of vigilance of the parent companies and main ...

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Parent company liability in England for human rights impacts abroad: Lungowe v Vedanta

Conventionally, a "corporate veil" and the doctrine of "forum non-conveniens" have isolated UK businesses from human rights related claims arising out of the operations of their foreign...

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BHR 360: highlights from 2017, and what to watch out for in 2018

Welcome to the first edition of BHR 360, our bi-annual Business and Human Rights newsletter. Over the past year the international community has focused its attention on the third pillar of...

Published Works

How Should English Domiciled Multinationals Manage their Human Rights Risk in Light of the Judgment in Lungowe v Vedanta?

Conventionally, the doctrines of separate corporate personality and forum non conveniens insulated English domiciled parent companies from liability for the actions of their foreign...

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Energy Disputes Global Trends and Perspectives

Our Energy Disputes team is focused where business leaders are focused—on practical and comprehensive solutions. Disputes are inevitable and come in all shapes and sizes.

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Human rights claims against English-based multinational energy companies

London is home to some of the world's largest multinational energy companies. In recent years, they have become the targets of claims for alleged human rights violations committed...

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