Strategic litigation

Procedures & Milestones: Ill-Gotten gains in Syria

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Laundering Litigation, Non classé-en, Strategic litigation

Fact : In 1970, Hafez Al-Assad led a coup d’état to seize power and remained in power until his death in 2000. He was succeeded by...

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Supreme Court hearing on Lafarge/Syria: Crucial verdict expected on corporate responsibility

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Berlin, 8 June 2021 – Following today’s hearing on French company Lafarge and its involvement in the armed conflict in Syria...

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Indigenous organisations and NGO coalition warn top French supermarket Casino: do not sell beef from deforestation in Brazil and Colombia – or face French law

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

Paris, 21 September 2020 – An international coalition of associations (Canopée, CPT, Envol Vert, Mighty Earth, Notre Affaire à...

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First climate change litigation against TOTAL in France: 14 local authorities and 5 NGOs take Total to court

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

First climate change litigation against a company in France: 14 local authorities and 5 NGOs take Total to court Paris, January 28, 2020...

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French court narrows charges against Lafarge

International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

PRESS RELEASE French court narrows charges against Lafarge Paris, 7 November 2019 – Today, the Investigation Chamber of the Paris Court...

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

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Sherpa in the media, Strategic litigation

Clara Gonzalez and Marie-Laure Guislain, litigation officers at Sherpa published a blog post ” Samsung’s indictment in France...

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French court rejects ECCHR and SHERPA’s admissibility in the Lafarge/Syria case : Organizations to appeal decision at French Supreme Court

Advocacy, Corporate capture litigation, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Press release French court rejects ECCHR and SHERPA’s admissibility in the Lafarge/Syria case. Organizations to appeal decision at...

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Violations of workers’ rights: landmark indictment of SAMSUNG France for misleading advertising

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

Violations of workers’ rights: landmark indictment of SAMSUNG France for misleading advertising Paris, July 3rd, 2019 – After...

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Palm oil in Cameroon : the Bolloré group sued by NGOs in an unprecedented legal action

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

Press release – May 27th 2019 BOLLORE GROUP SUED BY NGOs IN AN UNPRECEDENTED LEGAL ACTION Palm oil in Cameroon: French courts must order...

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2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar: new complaint against Vinci

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

2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar: new complaint against Vinci Sherpa, the Comité contre l’Esclavage Moderne (CCEM) and six former Indian...

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