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Author Álvarez Rubio, Juan José Álvarez

Title Human Rights in Business : Removal of Barriers to Access to Justice in the European Union
Published Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2017
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Judicial remedies: The issue of jurisdiction; 1.1 Overview; 1.2 Impact of international human rights law on jurisdiction in private international law; 1.2.1 Introduction; 1.2.2 Human rights in private litigation; 1.2.3 International human rights law and jurisdiction in private international law; 1.3 Jurisdiction in private international law in Europe and the US; 1.3.1 Introduction; 1.3.2 The European approach: the Brussels I Regulation; 1.3.2.1 Scope of application; 1.3.2.2 Rules on jurisdiction
1.3.2.3 Policy debate regarding the reform of the Brussels I Regulation1.3.3 The US approach to jurisdiction; 1.3.3.1 Doctrines that may limit access to US courts in transnational cases; 1.3.3.2 The Alien Tort Statute: presumption against extraterritoriality and personal jurisdiction; 1.3.3.3 Further doctrines that may limit access to US courts in transnational cases; 1.3.3.4 Litigating torts in state courts and/or under state law; 1.3.4 Comparing the EU and US approach to jurisdiction in private international law; 1.4 Residual jurisdiction in Europe; 1.4.1 Introduction
1.4.2 Forum necessitatis1.4.3 Joining of defendants; 1.4.4 Pursuing civil remedies through criminal jurisdiction; 1.5 Conclusions and recommendations; 2 Judicial remedies: The issue of applicable law; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Legal context; 2.2.1 Foreign direct liability and beyond; 2.2.2 Private international law and extraterritoriality; 2.2.3 Discussion; 2.3 Applicable law; 2.3.1 Rome II Regulation: general rule; 2.3.2 Rome II Regulation: special rule on environmental damage; 2.3.3 Rome II Regulation: relevant exceptions; 2.3.3.1 Overriding mandatory provisions
2.3.3.2 Rules of safety and conduct2.3.3.3 Public policy; 2.3.4 Discussion; 2.4 Procedural rules and practical circumstances; 2.4.1 General observations; 2.4.2 The financing of claims, collective redress and access to evidence; 2.4.3 Role of Article 6 ECHR; 2.4.4 Discussion; 2.5 Conclusions and recommendations; 3 Non-judicial remedies: Company-based grievance mechanisms and international arbitration; 3.1 Introduction; 3.1.1 Context of research; 3.1.2 Research interest; 3.1.3 Definitions and methodology; 3.2 Case studies on company-based grievance mechanisms; 3.2.1 Siemens AG
3.2.1.1 General description of the company and its grievance mechanism3.2.1.2 Evaluation of the mechanism along the established criteria; 3.2.1.3 Concluding remarks; 3.2.2 Statoil; 3.2.2.1 General description of the company and its grievance mechanism; 3.2.2.2 Evaluation of the mechanism along the established criteria; 3.2.2.3 Concluding remarks; 3.3 Case study on the potential of the arbitration mechanism: Permanent Court of Arbitration; 3.3.1 General description and functioning of the Permanent Court of Arbitration; 3.3.2 Evaluation of the mechanism along the established criteria
Notes 3.3.2.1 Legitimacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Liability for human rights violations -- European Union countries
Tort liability of corporations -- European Union countries
LAW -- Business & Financial.
Liability for human rights violations.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Tort liability of corporations.
European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Yiannibas, Katerina.
ISBN 1315269465
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1351979159
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