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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26 January 2018
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Autor(a): 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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21 August 2017
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Autor(a): 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
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Autor(a): 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
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Autor(a): Global Arbitration Review

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

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14 February 2017
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13 February 2017
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Autor(a): 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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10 February 2017
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Autor(a): Claes Cronstedt, Jan Eijsbouts & Robert C. Thompson, on Lawyers for Better Business

International arbitration holds great promise as a method to resolve human right disputes involving business.  These disputes often occur in regions where official national courts are dysfunctional, corrupt, politically influenced or simply unqualified...

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11 July 2016
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Autor(a): Claes Cronstedt & Robert C. Thompson, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights, on Harvard International Law Journal (USA)

"A Proposal for an International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights", 7 Jul 2016...

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24 July 2015
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Autor(a): Claes Cronstedt & Robert C. Thompson, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

"A Proposal for an International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights", 21 Jul 2015...

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14 April 2015
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Autor(a): Claes Cronstedt & Robert C. Thompson, Working Group on International Arbitration Tribunal on Business and Human Rights

Victims of business-related human rights impacts have little access to justice…We have seen only a handful of national court claims, mainly brought against multinational business enterprises (MNEs) in their home courts by human rights NGOs on behalf of...

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