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First issue of Business & Human Rights Review published by law firm, Allen & Overy

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18 October 2012

[PDF] The Business and Human Rights Review - Autumn 2012 - Issue 1

Author: Allen & Overy

The Business and Human Rights Review, published by Allen & Overy LLP’s Human Rights Working Group, seeks to...[provide] a forum for debate between business, academia, private practice lawyers, NGOs and international bodies. The inaugural issue includes interviews with Mark Harding (Barclays’ General Counsel), Pam Jestico (HSBC), Shami Chakrabarti (Liberty) and Clare Algar (Reprieve) as well as articles by Professor Conor Gearty and Dr Jonathan Bonnitcha (both of the London School of Economics), Allen & Overy LLP lawyers and representatives of the Office of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, on topics ranging from the influence of human rights on investment treaty arbitration to the role of women on corporate boards...We look forward to receiving your feedback on it and, of course, any future contributions to it. [also refers to Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Texaco, Walmart, Halliburton, Boeing, Ernst & Young, Philip Morris, General Electric]

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1 October 2012

[PDF] The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: the implications for enterprises and their lawyers

Author: Dr Jonathan Bonnitcha, ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow in International Investment Law atthe London School of Economics, in Business and Human Rights Review

Dr Jonathan Bonnitcha...examines the detail of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and considers why businesses should comply with the Guiding Principles, what the challenges of compliance are, and what role lawyers have in their implementation.

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