This publication is an essential guide for general counsel and law firms to the changing world of human rights and its importance for global business. The book highlights the growing relationship between human rights and global business and the developing international focus on the issue, particularly as a result of recent United Nations initiatives. Providing detailed commentary from leading international law firms, this first edition focuses on the legal accountability and due diligence responsibilities of corporates based in many of the world's most developed jurisdictions for human rights compliance by their overseas operations.... in November 2009 focused its attention on the specific instance device, with the aim of strengthening its effectiveness, ... the concept of a#39;piercing the corporate veila#39; can apply only in limited circumstances, strongly affecting the possibility to act against ... First of all, a specific form of parent company liability, contained in Articles 2497 ff. of the Italian Civil Code, was ... on a continuous basis, with instructions regarding management methods, financing instruments, budgetary policy andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Global Business and Human Rights|
|Publisher||:||Sweet & Maxwell - 2011|