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Appeal trial of Rifaat al Assad in the Syrian Ill-Gotten Gains case

Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Front page, Laundering, Laundering, Press release-en

Paris, 5 May 2021 – Sherpa as civil claimant will take part in Rifaat al Assad’s appeal trial, which opens today. The...

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Violation of workers’ rights at Samsung: NGOs barred from court

Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, April 8th,2021 – NGOs Sherpa and ActionAid France’s claim against Samsung France on the ground of deceptive marketing...

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First court decision in the climate litigation against Total: A promising interpretation of the French Duty of Vigilance Law

Environment and Climate, Front page, Research and Studies

This blogpost was originally published on 26 March 2021 as part of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre series on mandatory human...

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Bolloré/Socapalm : the judge rules in favor of the NGOs !

Access to justice, Environment and Climate, Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, March 25th, 2021 – While Bolloré tried to have the NGOs’ claim dismissed, the judge agreed with the NGOs. She...

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Amazon indigenous communities and international NGOs sue supermarket giant Casino over deforestation and human rights violations

Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Indigenous groups to seek compensation for damages in first case brought against retail chain under groundbreaking French law to prevent...

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Climate change litigation against Total: a first victory for the NGOs and local authorities

Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en

Paris, 11 February 2021 – In the climate change litigation against Total, the tribunal ruled in favour of the 5 NGOs and 14 local...

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POINT OF VIEW – Government tried and tested by the imaginative forces of law

Access to justice, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Front page, Sherpa in the media

Point of View published in the French newspaper Ouest-france By February 2 at the latest, the Prime Minister will decide on the ministerial...

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Strengthening Corporate Accountability: Toward an Ambitious European Legislation on the Duty of Vigilance

Advocacy, Front page, Press release-en, Protecting the public debate, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability

Adopted in 2017 after a long advocacy, the French law on the duty of vigilance is a world first in the fight against the impunity of...

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The agreements concluded by companies before the National Contact Point of the OECD must be respected

Access to justice, Advocacy, Front page, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability

Judicial Court of Nanterre, January 21, 2021 Nanterre, January 21, 2021 – Hearing day in the case initiated against Bolloré by a...

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“Mining with meaning”: the content of vigilance plans is still insufficient according to a new study published by Sherpa

Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Reports, Research and Studies

Paris, October 29, 2020 – In a study on vigilance in the supply chains of minerals used in the energy transition, Sherpa highlights...

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Complaint in France against BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Natixis, CIC and Rivage Investment for money laundering and concealment

Front page, Laundering, Press release-en

Paris, October 05, 2020 – On September 30, 2020, Sherpa and the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation called on the National Financial...

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Indigenous organisations and NGO coalition warn top French supermarket Casino: do not sell beef from deforestation in Brazil and Colombia – or face French law

Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 21 September 2020 – An international coalition of associations (Canopée, CPT, Envol Vert, Mighty Earth, Notre Affaire à...

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