Negocios durante el apartheid

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Artículo
26 August 2009
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Autor(a): International Commission of Jurists

On 19 August the ICJ filed a petition for leave to intervene before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Arbitral Tribunal that deals with the case Foresti et al v Republic of South Africa. The case presents important...

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21 August 2009
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Autor(a): Amanda Bronstad, National Law Journal [USA]

A federal appeals court has dealt a major blow to descendants of Armenian genocide victims, ruling that a California law that had opened the door to several multimillion-dollar settlements against life insurance companies is unconstitutional. The U.S....

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Historia
19 August 2009
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19 August 2009
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Autor(a): International Commission of Jurists

By the present petition (the "Petition"), the International Commission of Jurists (the "ICJ") seeks leave from the Arbitral Tribunal to file a written submission as a non-disputing party in the above-referenced arbitration. The ICJ believes that this...

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Artículo
21 June 2009
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Autor(a): Justice Ian Binnie, Supreme Court of Canada, in American Bar Association journal The Brief

In this article, ICJ [Intl. Commission of Jurists] Commissioner, Justice Ian Binnie of the Supreme Court of Canada, describes the progress that has been made, and that which remains to be made, in developing an acceptable legal liability framework for...

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Artículo
3 June 2009
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Autor(a): Scott Jerbi, Senior Adviser with Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, in Human Rights Quarterly

Debates concerning corporate social and environmental responsibilities at the intergovernmental level have a long and complex history within the United Nations...This article examines recent developments on the subject of business and human rights and...

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Artículo
27 May 2009
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Autor(a): [opinion] John R. Bellinger III, partner at Arnold & Porter law firm; former Legal Adviser, US State Department, in Wall Street Journal

A federal judge in New York recently allowed a lawsuit to proceed against General Motors, Ford and IBM for aiding and abetting crimes against humanity committed by the apartheid government in South Africa. And a lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell for...

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Artículo
24 May 2009
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Autor(a): UN Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN)

For centuries, South African wine farm workers were paid partly in alcohol in what was known as the "dop" or tot system...Post-apartheid implementation of the anti-dop legislation has pretty much called time on it, but ending a practice endemic to the...

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Artículo
12 April 2009

La justicia de EEUU advierte a las grandes firmas por los DDHH

Autor(a): AFP

Una reciente avalancha de demandas ante la justicia estadounidense contra empresas acusadas de complicidad en la violación de derechos humanos suena como una advertencia a las grandes firmas...según analistas. Víctimas del régimen del apartheid en...

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Artículo
8 April 2009
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Autor(a): Chad Bray, Dow Jones

A [US]federal judge on Wednesday allowed some claims by two groups of victims of apartheid in South Africa to proceed in long-running litigation against several corporations for allegedly providing essential assistance to the apartheid regime…U.S....

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