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Crédit Lyonnais (part of Crédit Agricole)

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4 April 2017

Report reveals links between five French banks and insurance companies and the Israeli settlements

Author: Association France Palestine Solidarité, CCFD - Terre Solidaire, Fair Finance France, FIDH, LDH, Solidaires, CGT and Al-Haq

The [report]...reveals financial links between Israeli entities and the following French banking groups: BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Crédit Agricole (and its subsidiary Crédit Lyonnais), BPCE (and its subsidiary Natixis) and Axa. ...

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10 November 2014

Suit Accuses Banks of Role in Financing Terror Attacks

Author: Ben Protess & Stephanie Clifford, New York Times (USA)

...More than 200 people, primarily American service members or family members of soldiers killed in Iraq, filed [a] lawsuit on Monday in federal court in Brooklyn. Citing more than 50 attacks on American citizens stationed or working in Iraq during...

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24 June 2013

Terror Funding Case Could Clarify Limits of Foreign Privacy Laws [USA]

Author: Michael D. Goldhaber, Litigation Daily (USA)

Last year the American Bar Association reported that global companies in U.S. court increasingly face a "Hobson's choice": to offend a foreign privacy law, or to defy a U.S. discovery obligation…Arab Bank plc…filed a U.S. Supreme Court cert petition...

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20 June 2013

Case profile: Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against 20 banks and corporations regarding reparations for alleged complicity of the defendants in abuses committed by the South African Apartheid regime.]

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1 March 2009

Global Witness urges banks not to do business with dictators & corrupt govts.

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1 March 2009

[PDF] Full report: Undue diligence: How banks do business with corrupt regimes

Author: Global Witness

[F]ailures by banks and the governments that regulate them have caused untold damage to the economies of some of the poorest countries in the world. By doing business with dubious customers in corrupt, natural resource-rich states, banks are...

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10 January 2008

[PDF] American Isuzu Motors Inc. et al. v. Ntsebeza et al. - Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Author: 45 defendant companies in apartheid reparations lawsuit

[Petition filed by the defendant companies in the South African apartheid reparations lawsuit asking the US Supreme Court to hear their appeal of a lower court's ruling allowing the lawsuit to proceed. Defendant companies are: 3M, Anglo American, BP,...

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1 March 2007
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Author: Observatoire sur la Responsabilité Sociale des Entreprises

Comme le rappelle l'accord interprofessionel du 1er mars 2004...une étude de l'INSEE de 2000..."estime à 5% l'écart résiduel qui, ne pouvant être expliqué par [des effets de secteur et de structure], apparaît comme discriminatoire"... Les entreprises...

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6 July 2006

Banks Adopt Fortified Green Principles

Author: Emad Mekay, IPS

...more than 40 international financial institutions have committed to financing only those projects that comply with the Equator Principles (EP), a set of voluntary environmental and social standards that seek to uphold the rights of people displaced...

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15 April 2006

Hurt by Hamas, Americans Sue Banks in the US

Author: Julia Preston, New York Times

...Americans who went to Israel and came home with enduring wounds after they were caught in attacks claimed by Hamas, the militant Islamic organization that took over the Palestinian government last month. These victims...are trying a novel strategy:...

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