Steven Donziger vs Chevron: A battle between David and Goliath against human rights violations and environmental degradation

Download the article in PDF format *** When we look at the current societal discourse regarding corporate authority and influence, and in particular in relation to what is commonly defined as the digital revolution, many experts and scholars affirm that we are currently living in a new Gilded Age. The Gilded Age refers to a … Continue reading Steven Donziger vs Chevron: A battle between David and Goliath against human rights violations and environmental degradation

The Professionals: Dealing with the Enablers of Economic Crime – VIRTEU International Symposium

On the 21st of July 2021, it was held the VIRTEU International Symposium “The Professionals: Dealing with the Enablers of Economic Crime“. VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile legal research project funded by the European Union, which aims at exploring … Continue reading The Professionals: Dealing with the Enablers of Economic Crime – VIRTEU International Symposium

Gagging Clauses and Whistleblowing in the UK: An Irreconcilable Conflict?

Download the article in PDF format *** Introduction *** Confidentiality clauses, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) or, as they are often called, gagging clauses, are provisions set out in settlement agreements or employment contracts, which serve the purpose to prohibit employees from disclosing particular information to the general public. This article will limit its scope to addressing … Continue reading Gagging Clauses and Whistleblowing in the UK: An Irreconcilable Conflict?

The Nevsun case and the piercing of the corporate veil: A Canadian Revolution?

Download the article in PDF format *** There has been a difficulty in bringing to justice corporations which have their subsidiary’s commit breaches of the law. For many years, there was no practical possibility to make multinational corporations accountable for the illicit conducts perpetrated abroad by their subsidiaries. This stems from the existence of the … Continue reading The Nevsun case and the piercing of the corporate veil: A Canadian Revolution?

Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

Download the article in PDF format *** On the 12th of March 2021, it was held the fourth session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, which focused on "Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation". VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile … Continue reading Institutional Corruption and Avoidance of Taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

Whistleblowing, Reporting, and Auditing in the Area of Taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

Download this article in PDF format *** On the 26th of February 2021, it was held the third session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, which focused on "Whistleblowing, reporting, and auditing in the area of taxation." VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is … Continue reading Whistleblowing, Reporting, and Auditing in the Area of Taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

On the 12th of February 2021, it was held the second session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, which focused on "CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation". VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile legal research … Continue reading CSR, Business Ethics, and Human Rights in the area of taxation – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

Exploring the interconnections between tax crimes and corruption – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)

On the 29th of January 2021, it was held the first session of the VIRTEU Roundtable Discussion Series, focused on "exploring the interconnections between tax crimes and corruption". VIRTEU (Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union – Grant Agreement no: 878619) is a high profile legal research project funded by the … Continue reading Exploring the interconnections between tax crimes and corruption – VIRTEU Roundtable Session (Video)