Author: Communication Sherpa

Auchan and fairwashing – Appeal juges rule in favor of the multinational : case is dismissed again

Front page, Laundering Litigation, Press release-en, Strategic litigation

Paris, December 16, 2022, The Court of Appeal has just confirmed the decision to dismiss the case in favour of Auchan: according to them,...

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Indigenous people gravely impacted by cattle farming: new piece of evidence in the case against Casino

Front page, Press release-en

Paris, 31 may 2022 – On the occasion of the visit of the Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau indigenous people’s representatives to Paris, the CCCA...

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Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence: the proposal finally unveiled by the Commission must be improved

Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability advocacy

Paris, 23 February 2022 – After many delays, the European Commission has just published its proposal for a directive imposing a corporate...

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Long awaited investigation into Glencore for alleged tax dodging, shows EU Bank’s lack of transparency and vulnerability to abuse

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Brussels – 5 February 2015- The European Investment Bank (EIB) is virtually powerless in the face of abuse of its own funds, an...

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Transparency in the extractive industries: what will change on 1 January 2015 with the new law

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Paris, 19 December 2014 – The law which introduces the obligation for the petroleum, gas, mining and forestry industries to publish all...

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Procedures & milestones : EIB-Uganda

Press release-en

March 2007: Agreement by the World Bank to finance the Bujagali hydroelectric dam project in Uganda. The first complaint to the World Bank...

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Procedures & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains – Equatorial Guinea

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Laundering advocacy, Laundering Litigation, Strategic litigation

Facts: President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979, Teodorin Obiang Nguema governs an authoritarian regime where corruption remains a major...

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Procedures & Milestones : Areva – Niger/Gabon

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

2003: Sherpa and CRIIRAD (the independent commission for research and information on radioactivity) are alerted by the Nigerian...

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Procedure & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains, Gabon

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

Facts: President of the Gabonese Republic between 1967 and 2009, Omar Bongo Ondimba ruled Gabon continuously against a background of...

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Procedures & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains – Congo Brazzaville

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, Strategic litigation

FACTS : Congo is a country rich in natural resources, including oil, timber and precious minerals or metals. The country has recently...

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Procedures & Milestones : COMILOG Faces a Group of Former Employees

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

November 9, 2007:  867 former employees of COMILOG (beneficiaries), represented by maître Eric Moutet, the lawyer responsible for the...

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Procedures & Milestones : Moppani Copper Mines – Zambia

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

12 April 2011: Sherpa (France), the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) (Zambia), the Declaration of Berne (DdB) (Switzerland),...

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Procedures & Milestones : Michelin in India, the civil society is heard?

Environment and Climate, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

July 10, 2012: Submission of the NCP by Sherpa, Tamil Nadu Land Rights Federation – TNLRF (India), Thervoy Grama Makkal Munnerta Nala...

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Procedures & Milestones : DLH-Liberia

International crimes, Strategic litigation

18 November 2009: SHERPA, Global Witness, Greenpeace France, Friends of the Earth, and Alfred Bronwell brought a complaint before the...

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