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Opinion

27 Mar 2020

Auteur:
Krishnendu Mukherjee, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

Lawyers' insights on corporate legal accountability: Krishnendu Mukherjee, Doughty Street Chambers

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Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

1. What are the biggest challenges you face in your corporate legal accountability work?

Funding and difficulties in obtaining justice through poor legal systems.

2. What key opportunities do you see for promoting corporate legal accountability (at the national, regional or international levels)?

Human Rights due diligence laws in all circumstances and possibly the formation of a trust fund for bringing cases and/or projects.

3. What key lesson(s) have you learned in your efforts to advance corporate legal accountability? Be strategic in your work.

There are too few resources to waste time doing things which may not have an impact.