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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10 February 2017
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Autor/in: 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 unqualified...

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11 July 2016
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Autor/in: 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
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Autor/in: 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
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Autor/in: 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 of...

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10 December 2014
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Autor/in: 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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10 November 2014
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Autor/in: Claes Cronstedt & Robert C. Thompson, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

…The Tribunal would enforce international human rights law wherever pre-dispute commercial contracts and post-dispute agreements arbitral agreements so provide…[T]he drafters could provide that the contract gives enforcement rights to outside...

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8 October 2014
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Autor/in: Elodie Aba, Legal Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

At an event organised by Clifford Chance, Notre Dame Law School and Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in September 2014, Claes Cronstedt from Lawyers 4 Better Business (L4BB) presented L4BB’s proposal for an International Arbitration Tribunal...

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2 October 2014
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Autor/in: Claes Cronstedt, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

"International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights: Reshaping Access to Remedy", 29 Sep 2014...

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23 June 2014
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Autor/in: Claes Cronstedt, Rachel Chambers, Adrienne Margolis, David Rönnegard, Robert C. Thompson, Katherine Tyler

…[G]lobal trade and investment have helped to raise people’s standards of living in many parts of the world. However, businesses have also done harm, resulting in increasing calls to hold companies legally accountable for serious human rights...

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20 April 2014
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Autor/in: Claes Cronstedt, Rachel Chambers, Adrienne Margolis, David Rönnegard, Robert C. Thompson & Katherine Tyler

We have…[worked] towards…the creation of an international tribunal on business and human rights…The Tribunal would maintain rosters of highly regarded jurists and attorneys…[It] would apply tort/delict principles…irrespective of the locus of the abuses...

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