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EITI Governance Failures Threaten Independent Civil Society

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy

Paris, february 25th Yesterday in Lima, on the eve of the 2016 Global EITI conferen representatives took a principled stance to boycott...

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Jail term for villagers opposing Bolloré/Socfin’s palm oil plantations in Sierra Leone as trial of French journalists starts in Paris

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

Press release, February 10th 2016 A day before the start of yet another trial brought on the Bolloré Group against French journalists,...

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Samsung, the world’s biggest smartphone manufacturer, is being prosecuted for deceptive commercial practices

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

Paris, 17 December 2015 Sherpa has been investigating alleged human rights violations in Samsung factories since 2013. After an initial...

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No immunity for Teodoro Obiang: a trial is imminent

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

Paris, 15 December 2015 The judgment delivered today by the Court of Cassation constitutes a doubly important and historic stage. Firstly,...

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NGOs Urge RCMP to Investigate Kinross Over Reports of Corruption in Africa

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

  Ottawa/Paris, December 10, 2015. MiningWatch Canada and the French anti-corruption association Sherpa announced today that they have...

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Sherpa is joining the suit brought against AREVA for corruption of foreign public officials as a civil party

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

Paris, 8 December 2015 In 2007, AREVA bought URAMIN, a company which owns operating licenses in South Africa, Namibia and the Central...

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Rejection of the law on the duty of care: the Senate votes for upholding the impunity of multinationals

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

On 18 November 2015, the senators have rejected, in a tense atmosphere, the proposed law relating to the duty of care of parent companies...

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Let Us Put an End to Human Rights Violations: Effective Corporate Accountability Now !

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 17 November 2015, Sherpa has been a pioneer in the campaign for the accountability of multinational corporations since 2001....

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“Blood Minerals”: a large majority of French people in favor of binding legislation

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

October 25, 2015 – On October 27, representatives from European Union governments will debate a draft regulation on the traceability...

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Duty of care of multinationals: Attempt by the Senate rapporteur to obstruct democratic debate and bury the law.

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

  Paris, 13th October 2015 – In view of tomorrow Wednesday 14th October’s review of the proposed law pertaining to...

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Local partners muddy waters of Total’s offshore contracts

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

Source : The Times- Marcus Leroux, September 1 2015 It was Bastille Day in the Republic of Congo and Total had a new contract to...

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Open letter to Mr. Eydoux, President of the National Bar Council on a resolution of 29 and 30 May on the diligence of multinationals.

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

    21 July 2015, Dear Sir, It is with astonishment and perplexity that we read the resolution of the National Bar Council on the...

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20 June 2014 | “Banks: Defences or sieves for money-laundering?” Symposium

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Sherpa will take part in the symposium “Banks: Defences or sieves for money-laundering?” organised by the tax and legal havens Platform...

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Rana Plaza, already 2 years – Complaint against Auchan for misleading commercial practices: the associations take civil action

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

Meeting on Wednesday 10 June 2015 in front of the Lille High Court at 11am to formally file the complaint     Press release – 8...

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Open letter to members of the European Parliament regarding European regulation of conflict minerals

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

18 May 2015 The European Union (EU) encompasses some 500 million consumers and represents both the largest economy and the largest economic...

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