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Trump Administration's Proposed Prosecution Of Pipeline Opponents: Weighing Human Rights Obligations And Congressional Support
The Trump Administration is using the reauthorization of a pipeline safety statute as an opening to insert new provisions that would give U.S. authorities broader latitude.
United States
16 Jul 2019
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Pioneering Dutch Law Raises Global Standards For Eliminating Child Labor In Supply Chains – Understanding The Dimensions Of Compliance
The Dutch Senate recently adopted the Child Labour DDA, a new measure with far reaching implications for the sourcing, manufacturing, and consumption of products that contain inputs from the bodies of child laborers.
Netherlands
11 Jun 2019
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Cultural And Intellectual Property Appropriation: Disputes Over Culturally-Inspired Fashions
If you haven't heard already, New York Fashion Week is here! As usual, a lineup of awe-inspiring shows is expected to roll out over the next several days
United States
14 Feb 2019
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Modernizing The Modern Slavery Act: Parliamentary Review Commission Issues Second Report On 2015 UK Law
On January 22, an independent commission of three parliamentarians established to review the UK's Modern Slavery Act released the second of four installments ...
UK
31 Jan 2019
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Under The Sea: Sneaky Trademark Filings For Cautious Companies
The general rule of thumb for trademarks in the U.S. – and everywhere else, for that matter – is "the earlier, the better."
United States
14 Jan 2019
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WARN Act Damages Not Subject To Massachusetts Wage Act
Corporate insolvencies and near insolvencies regularly generate significant claims and litigation initiated by creditors seeking payment ...
United States
14 Jan 2019
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Companies Issue Statement Supporting Civic Freedoms And The Rule Of Law
Following the publication of a landmark report this September that makes the case for businesses to secure "the shared space" ...
United States
9 Jan 2019
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Australia Enacts Modern Slavery Law
On November 29, Australia became only the second country in the world to enact legislation to fight modern slavery when the country's Parliament passed the Modern Slavery Act.
Australia
13 Dec 2018
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UDHR At 70: Taking Stock Of Human Rights Today
As we mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights today, some might say that we have little to celebrate.
United States
13 Dec 2018
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The 2018 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark: Some Successes But Ongoing Challenges In Company Efforts To Advance Human Rights
On November 12, The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) released the results of its 2018 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark.
United States
23 Nov 2018
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New Anti-Trafficking Legislation May Spur Closer Look At Manufacturers' Supply Chains
On September 26, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations approved the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 2200).
United States
3 Oct 2018
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Making The Case For Business Action To "Secure The Shared Space"
The relationship between companies and civil society can often be acrimonious, yet in the current geopolitical environment ...
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We've Been Watching Closely
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
United States
24 Aug 2018
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Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Worldwide
3 Aug 2018
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Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely – June 29, 2018
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring. This week's post includes: the dismissal of a climate change lawsuit...
United States
16 Jul 2018
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Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely - June 1, 2018
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Worldwide
4 Jun 2018
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Alien Tort Case Development: Foreign Corporations Are Not Appropriate Defendants In ATS Cases
On April 24, the U.S. Supreme Court held that plaintiffs may not bring claims against corporations domiciled outside the United States in Alien Tort Statute ("ATS") cases.
United States
26 Apr 2018
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Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely – April 20, 2018
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
United States
24 Apr 2018
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Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
United States
11 Apr 2018
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Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Releases 2018 Methodology
The 2017 benchmarking report ranked 98 of the world's largest publicly traded companies on their human rights performance using 100 specific performance indicators.
United States
28 Mar 2018
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