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Companies should beware of hidden supply chain dangers - North Korean labor

On 23 July 2018, several U.S. agencies, including the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), published an...

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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...

Published Works

Business and human rights

What is the relevance to the energy and natural resources sector?

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Australia set to join the global fight against modern slavery

The world is slowly taking action against modern slavery. Since the UK introduced the Modern Slavery Act (the UK Act) in 2015, a number of countries have followed suit with their own...

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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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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...

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Arbitration: a new forum for business and human rights disputes?

On 27-29 November 2017, the United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights will convene in Geneva. Its central theme: Access to Effective Remedy.

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