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Ill-Gotten Gains: The Trial of Teodoro Nguema Obiang, Son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, Finally Starts

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

Paris, 19 June 2017 : After ten years of proceedings, the first trial in the « Ill-Gotten Gains » case will start on Monday, 19 June,...

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Important step in the « Lafarge in Syria » case: Nomination of three investigative judges

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Paris, 13 June 2017: The association Sherpa and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) welcome the nomination of...

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Public Response by Sherpa to the National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 9 May 2017 Sherpa welcomes the publication, on April 26th 2017, of a National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of the UN...

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[PLAINTIVES’ PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT] Lafarge in Syria: the conclusion of their internal report admitted the implication of the parent company

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Paris – April 24th 2017 Successive departures of Bruno Lafont and Eric Olsen from Lafarge are the first significant steps of the company...

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Lafarge Scandal Points to Difficulty for Businesses in War Zones

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Published by The New-York Times, by Liz Adlerman As Syria began to descend into a bloody civil war, a cement plant in the embattled...

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Lafarge admits having provided funds to armed groups in Syria

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Paris – March 2nd, 2017 Following our complaint for financing terrorism and complicity in war crimes and crimes against humanity on...

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Lafarge admits having provided funds to armed groups in Syria

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Published on France 24 on March 2nd 2017 Marie-Laure Guislain, head of litigation at Sherpa, answers on France 24 about Lafarge’s...

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France adopts corporate duty of vigilance law: a first historic step towards better human rights and environmental protection

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

22 February 2017: The French Parliament adopted a much-awaited law establishing a duty of vigilance obligation for parent and...

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Multinational Corporations’ Duty of Care: One Step Closer to the Final Adoption of the Bill

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Wednesday, 30th November 2016 – Yesterday, the Members of the French National Assembly passed the Bill on the duty of care of parent...

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French company Lafarge sued for Financing ISIS and Complicity in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in Syria

-Press release-en, International crimes, Strategic litigation

Paris, 15th November 2016 Sherpa and the ECCHR (European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights), as well as 11 complainants who are...

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Ill- gotten gains : Teodoro Obiang has been referred to court

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

Paris, 7th September 2016. The order to refer the son of the Equatorial Guinea President’s Teodoro NGUEMA OBIANG MANGUE to the criminal...

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Opening of the Defamation Suit Brought by Vinci against Sherpa in the Case of the Qatar Construction Sites

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

Paris, June 22nd 2016 On Thursday June 23rd, the suit brought by VINCI Construction Grands Projets and its Qatari subsidiary QDVC against...

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Business and human rights: the world is still waiting for action

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Business and human rights: the world is still waiting for action The international community adopted the UN Guiding Principles on Business...

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