The Islamic Development Bank drops funding for the expansion of the Nouakchott power plant in Mauritania

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en

Paris, 15 January 2014 –The Sherpa association was pleased to be informed on Friday, 10 January 2014 that the Islamic Development Bank...

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Samsung in China: an attack on the fundamental rights of workers

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Country: China, South Korea and Vietnam Company targeted: Samsung France and Samsung Electronics Ltd in Korea Facts The unprecedented...

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Bangladesh Tragedy: Government Passes Buck to EU

Advocacy, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 4 December 2013 The proposals put forward by the French Minister for Foreign Trade do not include binding CSR provisions, thus they...

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

Laundering Litigation, Press release-en, 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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2013 Financial Secrecy Index: European Tax Havens blacklisted

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Press release-en, Tax evasion Advocacy

7 November 2013 – The Tax Justice Network (TNJ), along with the Tax and judiciary haven platform (la Plateforme des paradis fiscaux...

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Tax fraud laws: minimal advances

Advocacy, Press release-en, Tax evasion Advocacy

Paris, 6 November 2013 The draft law related to the fight against tax fraud and serious economic and financial crimes was adopted by the...

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

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

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 litigation, 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 : Gabon

Corruption and embezzlement litigation, 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 litigation, Strategic litigation

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

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