The Business of Silencing  Journalists And Its Harm to the Democratic Environment

Download the article in PDF format *** This article is dedicated to all brave investigative journalists and public interest defenders who face challenges and even risk their lives to speak the truth. INTRODUCTION Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) confers freedom of expression - one of the most fundamental and most … Continue reading The Business of Silencing  Journalists And Its Harm to the Democratic Environment

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

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?

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)

Prof. Jérémie Gilbert – Silencing human rights and environmental defenders: (SLAPP) Corporate Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation (video)

On the 14th of December 2020, Prof. Jérémie Gilbert (Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Roehampton) gave his presentation within the Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Blog’s End-of-Year Seminar Series 2020 entitled “CSR, Whistleblowing and Human Rights” and organized by Dr. Costantino Grasso, Dr. Dawn Carpenter, and Dr. Luca d’Ambrosio. The series has been … Continue reading Prof. Jérémie Gilbert – Silencing human rights and environmental defenders: (SLAPP) Corporate Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation (video)

William Bourdon – Shall whistleblowers’ protection be extended? (video)

On the 7th of December 2020, William Bourdon (Lawyer and Founding Partner at Bourdon & Associés) gave his presentation within the Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Blog’s End-of-Year Seminar Series 2020 entitled “CSR, Whistleblowing and Human Rights” and organized by Dr. Costantino Grasso, Dr. Dawn Carpenter, and Dr. Luca d’Ambrosio. The series has been organised in partnership … Continue reading William Bourdon – Shall whistleblowers’ protection be extended? (video)