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UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 2018: Day 3
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • OECD, Global
  • November 29 2018

The roles played by investors, corporates and state-owned enterprises were in the spotlight on Day 3 of the UN Forum. A key theme was measurability


UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 2018: Day 2
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Global
  • November 27 2018

A focus on human rights due diligence continued into Day 2 of the UN Forum, highlighting the importance of factoring gender considerations into the


“Specific Instances” under OECD Guidelines - What can financial institutions learn from the recent ANZ case on providing finance to a company engaged in human rights abuses
  • Hogan Lovells
  • OECD, Global
  • November 26 2018

The Australian National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (“AusNCP”), which handles “specific instances” relating to


UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 2018: Day 1
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Global
  • November 26 2018

Key players in the business and human rights world congregate in Geneva this week for the annual UN Forum. Hard on the heels of the UN Working


UN Working Group’s report on human rights due diligence makes essential reading for businesses
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • November 21 2018

The unanimous endorsement by the Human Rights Council of the Guiding principles on business and human rights: implementing the United Nations ‘protect


Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018: Key Findings Report Released
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • November 16 2018

The 2018 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, released earlier this week, gives low scores to a surprisingly large number of the apparel, agricultural


United Nations Further Deliberates a Treaty Seeking to Impose Corporate Liability for Human Rights Violations
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Global
  • November 7 2018

Since 2015, a United Nations working group has met annually to negotiate and draft a multilateral treaty that addresses human rights violations


UN Working Group reports on human rights due diligence
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • United Kingdom, OECD, Global
  • November 7 2018

The United Nations Working Group on business and human rights has published a report on trends in human rights due diligence, highlighting some of


Working up from Zero: Initial Negotiations on the “Zero Draft” treaty on Business and Human Rights
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • October 31 2018

The UN intergovernmental working group tasked with developing a binding international treaty on business and human rights recently concluded its


Deal Due Diligence: Addition of International Human Rights
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • Global
  • October 25 2018

The United Nations Working Group on the issue of human rights issued guidance last week on international corporation due diligence. Although guidance