Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update

The Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update (formerly Quarterly Bulletin) is published by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre to assist all those following corporate legal accountability issues.  It highlights key developments, new cases profiled on our site, updates to existing profiles, and other news.

If you have something that you would like us to consider including in the next Update please contact Maysa Zorob (zorob [at] business-humanrights.org).

The Resource Centre also publishes a Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing, available here.

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Issue 35, June 2020, Companies abuse lawsuits to silence critics, even amidst a global pandemic

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Issue 34, March 2020, Civil society is key to environmental litigation holding companies to account
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Issue 33, December 2019, High hopes for mandatory human rights due diligence in 2020
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Issue 32, September 2019, The lengthy journey towards a treaty on business & human rights
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Issue 31, June 2019, Are shareholders the new champions of climate justice?
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Issue 30, March 2019, Accountability for Misclassification of Workers in the Gig Economy
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Issue 29, December 2018, The Zero Draft Treaty on Business and Human Rights
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Issue 28, September 2018, Taking stock: Parent company liability for extraterritorial abuse
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Issue 27, June 2018, The use of consumer protection laws as strategic tool for corporate due diligence and transparency in global supply chains
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Issue 26, March 2018, The legal significance of #MeToo
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Issue 25, January 2018, How courts and advocates are shaping legal doctrine on corporate liability and human rights obligations
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Issue 24, September 2017 Lawsuits by companies seek to silence accountability advocates
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Issue 23, March 2017 Overcoming unequal access to information - frequent barrier to remedy for victims of corporate abuse
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Issue 22, December 2016 Corporate legal accountability & haze in Indonesia
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Issue 21, September 2016 Holding companies accountable for modern slavery
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Issue 20, June 2016 Holding financial institutions to account for human rights abuse
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Issue 19, January 2016 Communities taking action
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Issue 18, September 2016 Climate justice litigation
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Issue 17, June 2015 Human rights defenders & legal harassment
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Issue 16, April 2015 Legislative efforts to hold parent companies legally accountable
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Issue 15, December 2014 A new path to access remedy?          
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Issue 14, September 2014
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Issue 13, June 2014
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Issue 12, March 2014           
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Issue 11, December 2013
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Issue 10, September 2013
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Issue 9, June 2013
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Issue 8, February 2013

Issue 7, October 2012

 
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