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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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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.
In this article, our Associate Sophia Louw comments on Foreign Direct Investment under South Africa’s Investment Protection Regime.
In this article, Senior Associate Adam Smith-Anthony analysis the relationship between business and human rights.
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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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.
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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Getma v Republic of Guinea – an African Legal Saga with International Implications, by Solomon Ebere
In this article, Senior Associate Solomon Ebere considers the international implications of the African legal saga Getma v Republic of Guinea.
Nearly 46 million people are enslaved globally – an estimated 12,000 of them in the UK – generating illegal profits of $150bn (£114bn). However unwittingly, British consumers and businesses are sustaining this cruel exploitation, with slavery likely to exist in the overseas supply chains of most large UK companies.
The Evening Standard Reports that “Cherie Blair has warned businesses that they will be forced to publish ‘more and more’ reports about their human rights performance as she made a new appeal to firms to help stamp out the ‘scandal’ of modern slavery.”