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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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Vote at the French National Assembly of the Sapin II bill : a mixed statement

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

Paris, 9 June 2016   After the ‘Sapin II’ Bill was examined by the French National Assembly from 6 to 9 June, some progress was...

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Ill-Gotten Gains: The Public Prosecutor Requests the Opening of a Trial against Obiang

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

  Paris, 26 May 2016   SHERPA and TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL FRANCE are pleased that the Financial Public Prosecutor has at long last...

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Sapin II: Progress on Whistleblowers, Status Quo on the Anti-Corruption Agency, Regression in the Fight against Corruption

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

Paris, 26 May 2016   The Sapin II Bill was examined by the Law Committee on 25 May 2016. Certain measures were passed, some of which were...

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NGOs welcome support of European Parliamentarians for duty of care legislation of EU corporations towards people affected by their activities

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Brussels – 18 May 2016 Today, eight national parliaments launched a “green card” initiative at European Union (EU) level to ensure...

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Parliamentarians from all the EU commit to strengthen the social responsibility of multinational companies

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

National Assembly, 18 May 2016 Parliamentarians representing … EU national parliaments as well as MEPs met on 18 May 2016 at the National...

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NGOs file a complaint against Vinci Russia for corruption of foreign public officials in Khimki Forest motorway case

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

Paris, Prague 10 May 2016 A complaint filed last week is requesting an investigation into alleged corruption involving French company Vinci...

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#StopTradeSecrets : Before the EU Directive has even passed, some Senators try to introduce trade secret protection in the ‘Digital’ Bill

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

Paris, 26 April 2016 On Wednesday 26 April, the Senate’s Committee on Social Affairs passed an amendment introducing the notion of trade...

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