Sherpa in the media

Feedbacks on the Rifaat Al Assad trial, a landmark step against ill-gotten gains

Le 20 December 2019

Prosecution against Rifaat Al Assad started after a complaint filed by Sherpa in 2013 leading to a historic trial making the suppression of money laundering at the heart of discussions. From December 9 to 17, the trial against Rifaat Al Assad, Hafez Al Assad’s brother and current Syrian ruler Bachar Al Assad’s uncle, was held. […]

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Blog Post – Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for victims seeking justice remain in the Revised Draft treaty

Le 4 November 2019

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Sandra Cossart and Lucie Chatelain wrote a blog post on the Revised Draft treaty, “Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for victims seeking justice remain in the Revised Draft treaty”, published on November 4, 2019 on the Business and Human Right Ressource Center blog as part of its symposium on the revised draft of a binding treaty on business […]

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Samsung’s indictment: Fighting transnational corporation’s human right’s violations through consumer law

Le 4 November 2019

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Clara Gonzalez and Marie-Laure Guislain, litigation officers at Sherpa published a blog post ” Samsung’s indictment in France : Fighting transnational corporation’s human right’s violations trhough consumer law” on August 30, 2019 on the Freedom Fund blog. “One of the most ethical companies in the world” versus the dramatic reality in the factories With consumers increasingly […]

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The Balkany scandal lifts the veil on offshore mecanisms unknown to the public

Le 24 October 2019

FILE PHOTO: Mayor of Levallois-Perret Patrick Balkany is surrounded by journalists as he arrives for his trial at the Paris courthouse, France, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo
The Balkany trial must not hide the role played by bank and financial intermediaries in the proliferation of illicit financial flows, antimoney laundering experts Chanez Mensous and Laura Rousseau say in the opinion pages of Le Monde newspaper. Convicted for tax fraud after a blaring trial, Levallois-Perret mayor Patrick Balkany was sentenced to four years […]

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Indictment of Lafarge : New York Times & The Guardian

Le 17 July 2018

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French Cement Giant Lafarge Indicted on Terror Financing Charge in Syria, New York Times, 28 juin 2018 Lafarge charged with complicity in Syria crimes against humanity, The Guardian, 28 juin 2018

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Dying for Fashion

Le 14 October 2016

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