Author: Administrateur Sherpa

Harsher sentence in appeal for Teodoro Obiang Jr: “France is no longer a welcoming country for the proceeds of laundered and dirty money”

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page

Paris, 10.02.2020 – The Paris Court of Appeal rendered its decision in the trial of Teodoro Obiang Jr, Vice-President of...

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First climate change litigation : 14 local authorities and 5 NGOs take oil firm Total to court

Sherpa in the media

A coalition of French NGOs, including Sherpa, and local authorities took oil firm Total to court this week for alleged climate inaction, in...

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

-Press release-en, Environment and Climate, Front page, 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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Feedbacks on the Rifaat Al Assad trial, a landmark step against ill-gotten gains

Corruption and embezzlement, Laundering, Sherpa in the media

Prosecution against Rifaat Al Assad started after a complaint filed by Sherpa in 2013 leading to a historic trial making the suppression of...

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CSO Open Letter to global investors and financial service providers

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

TO GLOBAL INVESTORS AND FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS: CSO OPEN LETTER ON THE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO AMAZON DEFORESTATION IN REPORTED SALE BY...

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Open letter on the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT)

-Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability

Open letter on the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) Dear Ministers, Commissioners, Members of Parliament and of the European Parliament, We are...

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Departure of William Bourdon

-Non classé-en, -Press release-en

 Sherpa Departure of William BOURDON Paris, November 17, 2019 – Sherpa announces the departure of William Bourdon from the Board of...

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French court narrows charges against Lafarge

-Press release-en, International crimes, 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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Blog Post – Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for victims seeking justice remain in the Revised Draft treaty

Access to justice, Advocacy, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability

Sandra Cossart and Lucie Chatelain wrote a blog post on the Revised Draft treaty, “Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for...

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

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

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy, International crimes, 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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The Balkany scandal lifts the veil on offshore mecanisms unknown to the public

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Laundering, Laundering, Sherpa in the media, Tax evasion, Tax evasion

The Balkany trial must not hide the role played by bank and financial intermediaries in the proliferation of illicit financial flows,...

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Time for constructive engagement from the EU and Member States on the content of the Revised Draft of the UN Binding Treaty

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, October 14, 2019. More than ever, citizens are mobilizing for action to stop climate change and corporate activities damaging our...

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