Strategic litigation

African money laundering: Sherpa files a complaint against a BNP Paribas subsidiary in Monaco

-Press release-en, Laundering, Strategic litigation

Paris, on 13 November 2013 On 12 November 2013, Sherpa filed a complaint against BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Monaco with the Public...

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Sherpa supports Nigerien civil society for the renegotiation of the uranium mining agreement between Niger and the Areva group.

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

In the wake of warnings sent out by local Nigerien associations in 2003 and after assessing numerous violations of workers’ safety,...

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Michelin in India: the civil society is heard ?

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

The Facts… The Michelin enterprise’s work lies across 69 production sites in 18 countries, particularly in India. There, the...

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The Mopani Affair: Tax Evasion in the Copper Mines of Zambia

Strategic litigation, Tax evasion

The Facts… Mopani Copper Mines is the largest copper and cobalt mining company in Zambia. In 2009, the Zambian government conducted...

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The Financing of Nicolas Sarkozy’s campaign : Somewhere between corruption and influence peddling

Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

The Facts… Shunned by the international community for two decades, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who came to power in Libya in 1969...

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COMILOG Faces a Group of Former Employees

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Company targeted: Comilog   An overview of the facts and proceedings…  The COMILOG...

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Ill-Gotten Gains – Congo Brazzaville

Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

The Facts… Denis Sassou Nguesso became president of the Republic of the Congo in 1997 in the wake of a coup d’état and in a context of...

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Ill-Gotten Gains : Gabon

Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

The Facts… President of the Gabonese Republic from 1967 to 2009, Omar Bongo Ondimba ruled Gabon against a continuous backdrop of...

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Health of uranium miners at AREVA sites in Gabon and Niger

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

The Facts… AREVA is a public limited company, 85% owned by the French state. It set up in Gabon and Niger, two uranium-rich...

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Uganda Dam project: The EIB in breach of its own operational policies

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

The Facts… The Bujagali Hydroelectric project involves the construction and operation of a dam and hydroelectric power plant on the...

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Ill-gotten Gains – Equatorial Guinea

Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

Country: Equatorial-Guinea, France Political elite targeted: Teodorin Obiang and relatives of the President of Equatorial-Guinea  ...

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DEVCOT and forced child labor in Uzbekistan

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

The Facts…  Uzbekistan is the world’s 5th largest producer and third largest exporter of cotton.  The cotton industry in...

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