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Sanctions and/or civil recovery for gross human rights violations

Speed read: Two recent pieces of UK legislation provide powers to be used against the perpetrators of gross human rights violations and their accomplices. The first piece of legislation amended the civil recovery powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, pursuant to which enforcement authorities can recover unlawfully...
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Parent Company Liability: Where Are We Headed?

Speed Read:  On 15-16 January 2019, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal on the civil liability of a UK-domiciled parent company towards persons affected by the operations of its overseas subsidiary. The appeal in Lungowe and others v (1) Vedanta Resources Plc; and (2) Konkola Copper Mines Plc...
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