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Canada steps up human rights oversight of companies operating abroad
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Canada
  • January 22 2018

Last week, Canada announced the creation of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE), an independent officer who will be tasked

Switzerland: The next frontier for mandatory human rights due diligence?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Switzerland
  • December 1 2017

Proposals are being considered to amend the Swiss constitution to require mandatory human rights due diligence for companies based in Switzerland

Hardening law, blockchain and managing multi-faceted international legal risk - key themes at this year’s UN Forum on Business and Human Rights
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • November 29 2017

This week, the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva brought together representatives of business, government and civil society for three

A binding treaty on business and human rights? Still a way to go.
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • November 2 2017

Last week (23-27 October 2017), the third round of negotiations on a binding international treaty on business and human rights concluded. In this

Strict Liability and Human Rights Due Diligence - too little too early?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2017

It was a pleasure to speak in Geneva earlier this month at a consultation hosted by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human

Jesner v Arab Bank: corporate liability under the Alien Tort Statute?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • October 12 2017

All eyes are once again on the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) as it turns its attention to the application of the Alien Tort Statute

The responsibility to respect human rights in the banking sector
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • September 14 2017

The question of how the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) should apply to the banking and financial services sector is one

Human rights claims against English-based multinational energy companies
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

London is home to some of the world's largest multinational energy companies. In recent years, they have become the targets of claims for alleged

Launch of the United Nations Guiding Principles Reporting Framework
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • April 15 2015

On 24 February 2015 the United Nations Guiding Principles Reporting Framework (Reporting Framework) was launched. The Reporting Framework is the