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30 January 2019

NGOs support claimants' application to appeal to UK Supreme Court against Unilever for its subsidiary’s alleged failure to protect employees from post-electoral violence in Kenya

Following the 2007 post-election violence in Kenya, 200 victims brought a lawsuit in the United Kingdom against Unilever. The complaint argues that the company was allegedly responsible for its subsidiary's failure to protect its employees living and...

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29 January 2019

Canadian court dismisses class action lawsuit by Rana Plaza victims; finds no reasonable cause of action under Bangladeshi law

Author: Craig Lockwood & Elie Farkas, Osler

"Ontario Court of Appeal applies foreign law, dismisses cross-border class action", 10 Jan 2019...

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28 January 2019
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Author: AFP

« Couches pour bébés: alerte sur des "risques", les fabricants sommés d'agir », 23 janvier 2019...

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21 January 2019
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Author: Genevieve Shanahan et Mark Smith, La Tribune (France)

« "Gig economy" : prendre en compte le contrat psychologique », 16 janvier 2019 ...

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18 January 2019
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Author: Giulietta Gamberini, La Tribune (France)

« Déchets en plastiques : une nouvelle vague de multinationales se mobilise », 16 janvier 2019...

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14 January 2019

So. Korea: Court orders assets forfeiture of Japanese company to enforce decision compensating WWII workers over forced labour

Author: Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press

"South Korea orders seizure of Japan assets over forced labor", 9 Jan. 2019...

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7 January 2019

So. Korea: Plaintiffs seek to seize assets of Japanese companies to enforce Supreme Court’s ruling compensating WWII workers for forced labour

Author: Akiko Horiyama, Mainichi (Japan)

"Move to seize assets in forced labor case in S. Korea prioritizes plaintiffs' rights", 3 Jan. 2019...

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18 December 2018
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Odebrecht es un conglomerado de empresas dedicadas a construcciones, infraestructura, inmobiliarias, petroquímicos y transporte, entre otros. La empresa ha pagado aproximadamente 788 millones de dólares en sobornos para ganar más de 100 proyectos  de...

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13 December 2018
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11 December 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 29, December 2018

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin -- highlighting a specific topic each quarter, as well as key developments in corporate legal accountability......

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