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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

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. It proposes…
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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.

04 Sep
2018

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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11 Jun
2018

Lise Smit and Gabrielle Holly, ‘When national laws or local practices conflict with human rights’ Business and Human Rights Resource Centre Blog series

In this article, Associate Gabrielle Holly addresses the conflict with human rights between national laws and local practices, and identifies recommendations for global operations and supply chains.

25 Apr
2018

Comment on Foreign Direct Investment under South Africa’s

In this article, our Associate Sophia Louw comments on Foreign Direct Investment under South Africa’s Investment Protection Regime.

23 Mar
2018

Business and Human Rights Article Adam Smith-Anthony

In this article, Senior Associate Adam Smith-Anthony analysis the relationship between business and human rights.

22 Nov
2017

Gabrielle Holly and Lise Smit, Vedanta court ruling a ‘major victory for corporate human rights campaigners’, Ethical Corporation

In this article, Associate Gabrielle Holly argues that the Vedanta court ruling is a major victory for corporate human rights campaigners as it could be an important step towards forcing…
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03 Nov
2017

IPCO v Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation – Another African Legal Saga with International Implications, by Solomon Ebere

In this article, our Senior Associate Solomon Ebere considers the international implications of the African legal saga IPCO v Nigerian National Petroleum.

31 Oct
2017

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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