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6 August 2019

So. Africa: OECD refuses to investigate a complaint detailing the role of European banks in supporting and profiting from apartheid

Author: Lee-Anne Bruce, Centre for Applied Legal Studies (South Africa)

‘European authorities refuse to investigate apartheid's banks’ 29 July 2019...

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23 August 2018
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30 April 2018

Civil society groups file OECD complaint against European banks for alleged role in human rights abuses during apartheid regime; incl. co responses

On 19 April 2018, Open Secrets in partnership with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) announced their intention to file an OECD complaint against two European banks, KBC Group and KBL, for allegedly facilitating illegal arms transactions that...

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27 April 2018

Response by KBL European Private Bankers

Author: KBL European Private Bankers

Statement from KBL European Private Bankers ...

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25 April 2018

Response by KBC

Author: KBC

KBC group has taken cognisance of the complaint filed by the South African NGOs Open Secrets and the Centre for Applied Legal Studies with the OECD... ...

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13 September 2016
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13 September 2016
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13 September 2016

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Holding companies accountable for modern slavery

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22 June 2016

US Supreme Court rejects appeal by So. Africans against IBM & Ford for alleged support of apartheid

Author: Lawrence Hurley, Reuters

"U.S. top court declines to revive apartheid claims against IBM, Ford", 20 Jun 2016...

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9 February 2016

Coca-Cola’s Swaziland subsidiary helped it stay involved in apartheid So. Africa, generates “unaccountable billions” for Swazi monarchy - investigative report

Author: Khadija Sharife, 100Reporters (USA)

"Trade Secrets: Coca-Cola’s Hidden Formula for Avoiding Taxes", 3 Dec 2015...

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