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11 December 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 29, December 2018

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin -- highlighting a specific topic each quarter, as well as key developments in corporate legal accountability......

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28 September 2018

Appleby lawsuit against BBC & The Guardian (re Paradise Papers)

On 4 December 2017, the offshore law firm Appleby launched breach of confidence proceedings against the BBC and the Guardian in the English High Court over their reporting of leaked documents detailing offshore tax-avoidance schemes of some of the...

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26 February 2018

MEPs call on EU to act against "vexatious lawsuits" brought by companies against journalists as a way of silencing criticism

Author: Stephanie Kirchgaessner, Guardian (UK)

"MEPs call for power to tackle 'vexatious lawsuits' targeting journalists", 22 Feb 2018...

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18 December 2017

Appleby launches legal action against ICIJ’s UK partners

Author: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Appleby, the offshore law firm at the center of the Paradise Papers investigation, has launched legal action against the BBC and The Guardian......

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18 December 2017

Guardian to fight legal action over Paradise Papers

Author: Guardian (UK)

The Guardian is to defend robustly a legal action seeking to force the disclosure of the documents that formed the basis of its Paradise Papers investigation....

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