The Nexus Between Corruption and Human Trafficking

The Nexus Between Corruption and Human Trafficking Brittany Barnett While Congress substantially expanded corporate liability under the FCPA in recent years,[1] many corporations remain unaware of the potential liability risks associated with corruption and human trafficking in employment chains.[2] Many anti-corruption compliance efforts tend to leave the employment chain largely unchecked for human trafficking. This … [Read more…]

Chinese Foreign Direct Investment into Africa in the Context of BRICS and Sino-African Bilateral Investment Treaties

By: Catherine Elkemann & Oliver C. Ruppel China is now the second largest economy in the world after the United States of America and is deemed to be the most influential member of the group of leading emerging economies, the so called BRICS partnership consisting of Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa. … [Read more…]

Assessing Effectiveness of International Private Regulation in the CSR Arena

By: Martijn W. Scheltema One might take many angles on the effectiveness of international private regulation. These turn on the method of assessing effectiveness. This method might involve a legal perspective. However, one may acknowledge the importance of other scientific disciplines to assess the effectiveness of international private regulation too. In this respect an economic, … [Read more…]

Guest speaker coming Monday, April 14

In conjunction with the International Law Society, Global is proud to host Professor Álvaro Pereira, who will be lecturing in the Moot Courtroom on April 14 at noon. Prof. Pereira comes to us from the Universidad de los Andes Law School, where he teaches The Law of Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment, promoting an … [Read more…]