March 30, 2016

On March 23, 2016 the French National Assembly adopted an innovative Bill on the so-called "duty of care" of corporations, in order to prevent Human Rights violations caused by business activity.

The legislative proposal has been strongly supported by some French NGOs -...

March 13, 2016

In its recent Sentence 154/2016, the Spanish Supreme Court ruled, for the first time, that companies can incur criminal liability. The Supreme Court confirmed the sentences in which three companies were convicted for their involvement in crimes against public health. T...

March 10, 2016

Disponibile su Giurisprudenza Penale il commento dell'avv. Maria Francesca Cucchiara alla proposta di adesione dell'Unione europea alla Convenzione di Istanbul sulla prevenzione e la lotta contro la violenza nei confronti delle donne e la violenza domestica.

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March 10, 2016

The London High Court will be asked to consider two new legal cases against the UK-based oil giant Shell over damage caused to the environment in Nigeria from oil spills, especially affecting the Ogale Community (Rivers State).

For futher information please check the Le...

March 10, 2016

The Human Rights Interest Group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) has organized a Human Rights Workshop titled "International Human Rights Law and Business: Evaluating the Impact of UNGPs" that will take place on 29th March 2016 in advance of the ASIL...

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