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Proposals for Intl. Tribunal on corporate liability for human rights abuses

L4BB logoLawyers for Better Business (L4BB) is proposing the creation of an international arbitration tribunal on business and human rights to improve access to justice, and invites comments on its proposals listed below.

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12 July 2019

Commentary: Why arbitrate business & human rights disputes?

Author: Prof. Dr. Diane Desierto, Univ. of Notre Dame, on EJIL: Talk!

"Why Arbitrate Business and Human Rights Disputes? Public Consultation Period Open for the Draft Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration", 12 Jul 2019...

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12 July 2019

Global online consultation on Draft Hague Rules on Business & Human Rights Arbitration (by 25 Aug 2019)

Author: Center for International Legal Cooperation

The publication of the draft text of the Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration represents a milestone in our project, as we are finally able to provide those following the project with a complete set of draft provisions which forms the...

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Article
5 July 2019

Draft Arbitration Rules on Business and Human Rights

Author: Center for International Legal Cooperation

The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration provide a set of procedures for the arbitration of disputes related to the impact of business activities on human rights. The Hague Rules are based on the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, with...

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26 January 2018

Business and Human Rights Arbitration Project: Report of the first meeting of the Drafting Team

Author: Working Group on International Arbitration of Business and Human Rights

The first meeting of the Drafting Team of the Business and Human Rights Arbitration project was held on 25-26 January 2018 in The Hague, The Netherlands. The purpose of the first meeting of the Drafting Team was to identify and to hold initial...

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Article
8 November 2017

Project on International Arbitration will draft international business and human rights arbitration rules

Author: The Hague Institute for Global Justice

" Business and Human Rights International Arbitration Project launched ", 7 Nov 2017...

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21 August 2017

Q&As on proposed intl. arbitration tribunal to resolve business & human rights abuse disputes

Author: Working Group on International Arbitration of Business and Human Rights, on L4BB (UK)

"International arbitration of business and human rights disputes: answers to key questions", 21 Aug 2017...

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28 March 2017

New Business and Human Rights Arbitration Rules: a call by international law experts

Author: Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

At a seminar in Stockholm, Maastrict University professor Jans Eijsbouts, former associate general counsel of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency Robert Thomson and former Baker McKenzie partner Claes Cronstedt presented a paper that proposed new...

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27 March 2017

Intl. law specialists propose arbitration rules to resolve business & human rights disputes

Author: Global Arbitration Review

"Call for new rules for human rights disputes involving business", 24 Mar 2017...

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Story
14 February 2017

Lawyers propose intl. arbitration rules as remedy for business & human rights abuses

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Article
13 February 2017

International business and human rights arbitration

Author: Claes Cronstedt, Jan Eijsbouts & Robert C. Thompson, on Lawyers for Better Business

...Victims of business-related human rights abuses have little or no access to justice...For a variety of reasons, courts at all levels have largely been unable to meet their needs...We propose that new arbitration rules (BHR Arbitration Rules) be...

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