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Continuing opacity: the court denies access to information on perenco’s oil activities

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Environment and Climate, Front page, International crimes

Paris Court of Appeal’s ruling, September 17, 2020 Paris, September 17, 2020 – The Court of Appeal denied Sherpa and Friends of the...

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Sherpa calls for an investigation into the involvement of a former high-ranking French official in a suspicious operation in Guinea

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Laundering

Paris, 31 July 2020 – Sherpa has asked the national financial prosecutor’s office to open an investigation into...

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McDonald’s France, Yves Rocher, Nestlé France, France Télévisions, Primark France… 27% of companies would have failed to comply with the French Law on the Duty of Vigilance

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Paris, 29 June - On 27 March 2017, the French Law on the duty of vigilance was enacted. This law is unprecedented and has a clear ambition:...

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“Ill-gotten gains”: Rifaat Al Assad, uncle of the Syrian president, convicted in France for laundering to the detriment of the Syrian people

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page, Laundering, Tax evasion

Paris, 17 June 2020 – The Paris court sentenced Rifaat Al-Assad, uncle of Syrian ruler Bashar Al-Assad, to 4 years in prison in...

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Election of Laura Rousseau to the Board of the UNCAC International Coalition against Corruption

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page

Paris, June 10, 2020 – Laura Rousseau, head of Sherpa’s “Illicit Financial Flows” programme, has been elected to...

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Ending Gag Lawsuits in Europe Protecting Democracy and Fundamental Rights

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Front page, Protecting the public debate

The problem: gag lawsuits against public interest defenders The EU must end gag lawsuits used to silence individuals and organisations that...

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Report to the AMF about Total’s Financial informations & Climate Risks

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 28 May 2020 – Notre Affaire à Tous and Sherpa have reported to the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) potential...

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VOLTALIA must put an end to its relationship with a company linked to the Myanmar military

-Press release-en, Front page, International crimes

Press release French company VOLTALIA must put an end to its commercial relationship with a company linked to the Myanmar military Paris,...

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A missed opportunity : France’s return of Gulnara Karimova’s illegally acquired assets

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page, Laundering

Paris, May the 20th, 2020 – The NGO’s Transparency International France (TI-F), Sherpa and the Human Rights Association in Central...

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Total’s new climate change ambitions: a variable-geometry “carbon neutrality”?

-Press release-en, Advocacy

Paris, May 5, 2020 – Under the pressure of civil society and EU 2050 carbon neutrality commitments, Total is finally acknowledging...

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Op-ed – Making economic actors accountable by governing globalisation through law

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Laundering, Sherpa in the media, Strengthening corporate accountability

This op-ed has been published in Mediapart’s blog on May the 5th, 2020 The accountability of economic actors has been thought of at...

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Harsher sentence in appeal for Teodoro Obiang Jr: “France is no longer a welcoming country for the proceeds of laundered and dirty money”

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page

Paris, 10.02.2020 – The Paris Court of Appeal rendered its decision in the trial of Teodoro Obiang Jr, Vice-President of...

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First climate change litigation against TOTAL in France: 14 local authorities and 5 NGOs take Total to court

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

First climate change litigation against a company in France: 14 local authorities and 5 NGOs take Total to court Paris, January 28, 2020...

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CSO Open Letter to global investors and financial service providers

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

TO GLOBAL INVESTORS AND FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS: CSO OPEN LETTER ON THE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO AMAZON DEFORESTATION IN REPORTED SALE BY...

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