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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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Article
9 December 2013

Best Places to Work 2014 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...

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Company non-response
10 March 2010

Dechert did not respond to: Protesters in UK say law firm Dechert's representation of "vulture funds" harms poor countries, call profits from "vulture" cases "shameful".

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24 February 2010

'Cake Sale' outside Vulture Fund law firm [UK]

Author: Jubilee Debt Campaign

This morning a group of campaigners from Jubilee Debt Campaign arrived outside Dechert LLP with an assortment of cakes, a large folding table and some vulture puppets. The stunt was designed to raise employee awareness of the representations provided...

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24 February 2010

'Don't feed the vultures' say campaigners with cake sale stunt [UK]

Author: Ekklesia [UK]

Global poverty campaigners staged a 'charity cake sale' this morning outside the London offices of…[Dechert LLP] which represents ‘vulture funds’. The stunt…was intended to raise money to help wean the company “off the unprincipled money they make...

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24 February 2010

Protesters in UK say Dechert's representation of "vulture funds" harms poor countries, call profits from "vulture" cases "shameful"

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17 October 2007

How top London law firms help vulture funds devour their prey

Author: Ashley Seager & James Lewis, Guardian (UK)

…Vulture funds buy up sovereign debt issued by poor countries at a fraction of its face value, then sue the countries in courts…for their full face value plus interest… A paper prepared for the IMF/World Bank meetings this week shows there are now $1...

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