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UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Update Note on Requirement for Annual Statements

United Kingdom - November 16 2018 The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires commercial organisations to publish an annual slavery and human trafficking statement for financial years...

Jacquelyn MacLennan, Emily Holland, Tallat Hussain.

Business and human rights in Africa

Africa - September 27 2018 "The governance landscape in Africa is changing rapidly, and a quick scan of the advancement in our governance structures and processes over the years...

Tallat Hussain.

Parent Company Liability: No arguable basis to impose a duty of care on UK parent company

United Kingdom - July 10 2018 In a decision of interest for UK-domiciled multinational companies, the Court of Appeal confirmed that a UK parent company does not generally owe a...

Natalie Lucas.

US Supreme Court Bars Actions Against Foreign Corporations for Alleged Human Rights Violations

USA - April 27 2018 On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs cannot sue foreign corporations for claims brought under the Alien Tort Statute...

Hannelore Sklar, Owen C. Pell, Nicole Erb, Claire A. DeLelle.

Compensatory damages principles in civil- and common-law jurisdictions requirements, underlying principles and limits

France - February 9 2018 Compensatory damages, as the name indicates, are intended to compensate a claimant for losses suffered as a result of the other party’s (wrongful)...

Angélica André, Elizabeth Oger-Gross.