Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

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...

Published Works

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.

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...

Published Works

Parent company liability and jurisdiction: scope for uncertainty

Julianne Hughes-Jennett and Peter Hood have contributed an article on parent company liability to the May 2017 edition of the PLC Magazine.

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Claims Against UK Parent Companies: A Cautionary Reminder

In a decision that serves as a reminder to UK-incorporated parent companies that they may be open to claims in tort for the actions of their foreign subsidiaries, the High Court has...

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