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04 Sep

Gabrielle Holly Article ‘Transnational Tort and Access to Remedy under the UNGPs Kamasaee v Commonwealth’

In this article, our Associate Gabrielle Holly discusses the case Kamasaee v Commonwealthin respect to transnational tort and access to remedy under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human…
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31 Oct

Gabrielle Holly, Access to Remedy Under the UNGPs Vedanta and the Expansion of Parent Company Liability, EJIL Talk

In this article, Associate Gabrielle Holly considers the UK Court of Appeal decision in Lungowe and others v. Vedanta Resources and addresses the access to remedy under the UN Guiding…
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17 Apr

2016 The Phoenix of Multilateral Investment Treaties

In this article, Senior Associate Solomon Ebere discusses the agreement for the promotion, protection and guarantee of investments for members of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference and the impacts…
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03 Dec

The Times: Cherie Blair and Lord Deben comment on The Modern Slavery Act

During an outing to buy a new television, the Simpson golden calf, Marge memorably declares that the family cannot “afford to shop at any store that has a philosophy”. A lot has changed since that episode was first aired in 1996. Today we ask what company can afford not to have a responsible philosophy and practice what it preaches?

10 Nov

UN FORUM SERIES: Where does human rights fit within business? – Adam Smith-Anthony and Laura Edwards

This post was contributed by Adam Smith-Anthony, senior Associate and co-lead of the Business & Human Rights team at Omnia Strategy LLP, and Laura Edwards, Associate at Omnia Strategy LLP.

03 Nov

Modern Slavery Act 2015

Human Rights in Business: New supply chain reporting requirements for corporates in the UK.

01 Jul

Bloomberg TV interview

Cherie Blair speaks on “In The Loop” with Betty Liu.

12 Dec

Time for human rights to get down to business?

Businesses, governments and civil society descended on Geneva last week for the2014 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, the largest global gathering in the business and human rights field. There were lofty statements of high ambition but the pervasive tone and success of the Forum was more prosaic: nitty-gritty implementation.

11 Dec

Human Rights: The Key to Changing Business as Usual?

As we celebrate Human Rights Day and 64 years since the UN adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, I believe that now is an ideal moment to reflect upon both the achievements of the past and the future path of human rights.

23 Jul

Cherie Blair CBE QC | The Business Case for Human Rights

This year’s Davos rightly created some noise around the idea that businesses have an important role to play in protecting fundamental…