2013 Financial Secrecy Index: European Tax Havens blacklisted

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

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

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Tax evasion

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.

-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 : 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

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

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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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Alstom debarred by the Word Bank for bribing Zambian officials – Sherpa calls on for compensation to be made to Zambia

-Non classé-fr

Paris, 24th of February – French company Alstom, who was condemned last November in Switzerland to pay a €42 million fine for having...

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Sherpa releases 46 Ideas for the regulation of transnational companies

Research and Studies

Corporate Social Responsibility is still seen by many companies as a communication tool, rather than involving a real change to their...

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Public Private Partnerships and Water Multinationals practices

Research and Studies

Extrait : “The following study focuses on water multinational companies (WMNCs) practices observed worldwide at each step of their...

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