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22 August 2018
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3 May 2018

Commentary: Companies to fight lawsuits that allege health damage from asbestos exposure citing studies on other cancer causes

Author: John Breslin, Legal News Line (USA)

"More aggressive defenses expected in asbestos cases as new information emerges of other cancer causes", 26 Apr 2018...

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6 March 2018
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Author: Nolwenn Weiler, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« Amiante : vingt ans après l'interdiction, toujours aucun procès » 5 mars 2018...

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11 January 2018

Our latest Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin is now available

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4 December 2017
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Author: Matthieu Hoffstetter, Bilan (Suisse)

«Le respect des droits de l'homme devient un atout pour le business», 23 novembre 2017...

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30 November 2017
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Author: Amanda Rossi, BBC Brasil em São Paulo (UK/Brazil)

"De proteção contra substância cancerígena a 'demissão em massa', os efeitos da proibição do amianto", 29 novembro 2017O Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) proibiu...[em 29 de novembro]...a extração, industrialização, comercialização e distribuição de...

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6 November 2017
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Author: Brice Pedroletti, Le Monde (France)

 « A Taïwan, nouvelle victoire judiciaire des ouvrières empoisonnées de Thomson », 2 novembre 2017...

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27 October 2017

Hyderabad Industries lawsuit (re asbestos contamination, India)

In 2014, a community living near the Roro Hills in eastern India brought a claim against Hyderabad Industries Limited (previously Hyderabad Asbestos Cement Products) before the National Green Tribunal, a judicial body for environmental disputes in...

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29 September 2017
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Author: Nolwenn Weiler, Observatoire des multinationales

« Amiante : les responsables de catastrophes sanitaires deviendraient-ils intouchables ? », 19 Sep 2017...

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6 September 2017

Treaty on business & human rights could improve access to remedy for victims, says new report

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