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05 Mar
2019

Solomon Ebere named Africa Arbitration Rising Star of the Month

Africa Arbitration (AA) is designed to project arbitration industry and jurisprudence in Africa. It was created to showcase some of the intelligent and experienced arbitration practitioners that Africa has to…
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01 Mar
2019

Cherie Blair CBE, QC talks sustainable and responsible investment at the Concordia Africa Initiative

Speaking at the inaugural Concordia Africa Initiative summit in London yesterday, Cherie Blair CBE, QC called on private and public actors to think about investment in Africa from a sustainability…
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28 Jan
2019

BIICL UNGPs in Legal Practice Roundtable – 29 January 2019

Gabrielle Holly will be a speaker at the fourth roundtable of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in Legal Practice Roundtable series convened by the British…
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24 Jan
2019

Omnia Strategy Associate to give presentation to Bonavero Institute of Human Rights on 13 February 2019

Gabrielle Holly has been invited to speak at the Oxford University’s Bonavero Institute of Human Rights as part of a seminar series organised by the Oxford Business and Human Rights…
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16 Jan
2019

Omnia Represents ICJ and CORE In Significant Business & Human Rights Proceedings At The UK Supreme Court

Omnia is proud to have represented the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the Corporate Responsibility Coalition (CORE) in UK Supreme Court proceedings that concluded today. Vedanta Resources Plc and…
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11 Dec
2018

University of Bolzano Business and Human Rights Workshop – 10 December 2018

Gabrielle Holly participated in a workshop at the University of Bolzano on 10 December 2018 where she led a session on global legal and regulatory trends in business and human…
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01 Dec
2018

UN Forum on Business and Human Rights – 26 to 29 November 2018

Gabrielle Holly was a speaker at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights on 26 November 2018 where she presented research highlighting some of the key findings of a recent…
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28 Nov
2018

The Medium is the Message. Establishing a System of Business and Human Rights Through Contract Law and Arbitration

In this article, Cherie Blair CBE, QC, Ema Vidak Gojkovic and Marie-Anais Meudic-Role analyse the emerging system of business and human rights law by following certain developmental trends across normative,…
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28 Nov
2018

WikiLeaks and Beyond. Discerning an International Standard for the Admissibility of Illegally Obtained Evidence

WikiLeaks and Beyond In this article, Cherie Blair CBE, QC and Ema Vidak Gojkovic analyse the common elements which are often taken into account when deciding admissibility of illegally obtained evidence.…
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04 Oct
2018

Commentary on ICSID’s New Rule Proposals by Cherie Blair CBE QC and Sophia Louw – Africa Arbitration

In this article, Cherie Blair CBQ, QC and Sophia Louw comment on ICSID’s New Rule Proposals.