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Rana Plaza factory collapse: A preliminary investigation is being launched after a complaint has been filed against Auchan

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 27 May 2014 – French NGOs Sherpa, Peuples Solidaires and Collectif Ethique sur l’étiquette filed a complaint against French...

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Charges filed against French group Auchan for misleading commercial practices after Rana Plaza collapse

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

RANA PLAZA COLLAPSE: AUCHAN ACCUSED OF HAVING DECEIVED ITS CUSTOMERS Paris, 24 April 2014 – One year to the day after the collapse of...

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Mauritania-China Fisheries Agreement: Civil Society Appeals to EU and Mauritanian Government

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Paris, 17 April 2014 – The exploitation of fishing resources represents a strategic challenge for the Mauritanian economy. The fishing...

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Anti-Corruption Activist Grégory Ngbwa Mintsa Dies on Thursday, 10 April 2014 after Cancer Battle

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It is with profound regret that we have learned of the death of Grégory Ngbwa Mintsa, an ardent human rights defender and long-standing...

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Teodorin Nguema Obiang indicted in the case of the ill-gotten gains

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 20 March 2014 – On Wednesday 19 March 2014, Teodorin Nguema Obiang, Equatorial Guinea’s vice president was indicted by the...

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Complaint accuses international timber company DLH of trading illegal timber and funding Liberian war

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, 13 March 2014 – Sherpa, Global Witness, Greenpeace France and Liberian NGO Green Advocates have today filed a legal complaint...

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Will CAC-40 get away with its activities in tax haven? – New study by Revue Projet in conjunction with the Tax and Legal Havens platform

Advocacy, Press release-en, Tax evasion

New study by Revue Projet in conjunction with the “Tax and Legal Havens platform” (PPFJ) into the tax haven presence of French...

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“Canfin” law: Will French government give up on regulating multinationals’ activities?

Advocacy, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 10 February 2014 – The French National Assembly will debate today on the orientation and programming Law on Development and...

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The Islamic Development Bank postpones its decision to fund the extension project of the power plant in Nouakchott

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Paris, 29 January 2014 – Sherpa wishes to express its surprise at the last press release issued by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on...

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The Islamic Development Bank drops funding for the expansion of the Nouakchott power plant in Mauritania

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Paris, 15 January 2014 –The Sherpa association was pleased to be informed on Friday, 10 January 2014 that the Islamic Development Bank...

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Bangladesh Tragedy: Government Passes Buck to EU

Advocacy, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 4 December 2013 The proposals put forward by the French Minister for Foreign Trade do not include binding CSR provisions, thus they...

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African money laundering: Sherpa files a complaint against a BNP Paribas subsidiary in Monaco

Laundering, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, on 13 November 2013 On 12 November 2013, Sherpa filed a complaint against BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Monaco with the Public...

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2013 Financial Secrecy Index: European Tax Havens blacklisted

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en, Tax evasion

7 November 2013 – The Tax Justice Network (TNJ), along with the Tax and judiciary haven platform (la Plateforme des paradis fiscaux...

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Tax fraud laws: minimal advances

Advocacy, Press release-en, Tax evasion

Paris, 6 November 2013 The draft law related to the fight against tax fraud and serious economic and financial crimes was adopted by the...

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Sherpa supports Nigerien civil society for the renegotiation of the uranium mining agreement between Niger and the Areva group.

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

In the wake of warnings sent out by local Nigerien associations in 2003 and after assessing numerous violations of workers’ safety,...

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