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Corporate Liability

Bringing International Corporations To The Anti-Corruption Table

Charles H. Rivkin | Posted 12.09.2016 | Business
Charles H. Rivkin

Since his first day in office, Secretary of State John F. Kerry has maintained that economic policy is foreign policy and vice versa. This principle r...

30 Years After Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Need for Corporate Liability

Sunita Narain | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green
Sunita Narain

Bhopal is not just about Bhopal. It is about our collective shame; our collective consciousness. And so it is about our collective action to bring about justice for the people and do right to the environment across the world.

If You Were Dying, Would Anybody Help?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.19.2013 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

Who is responsible for this "values cliff" and how do we get back on track to a shared expectation of decency, responsibility and citizenship that we all can say is the real America of our traditions, aspirations, hopes and dreams?

Disregarding Corporate Personhood Imposes Personal Liability

Brad Reid | Posted 01.15.2012 | Business
Brad Reid

There are four well-known legal rules that disregard corporate "personhood" to impose personal liability on shareholders and officers for corporate debts and torts.

Mike Sacks

9th Circuit Widens Court Split Over Suing Corporations | Mike Sacks | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Corporations can be held liable in U.S. courts for human rights violations committed abroad, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circu...

Electronic Health Records Dramatically Increase Corporate Risk

Ben Kerschberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Kerschberg

Effectively controlling the impact of demands over electronic health records is no longer a luxury. Rather, it is a business imperative that is no less than critical.

Five Ways to Protect Corporate Executives From Catastrophic Liability

Ben Kerschberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ben Kerschberg

Individual corporate executives and directors of multinational corporations will soon face high-stakes lawsuits for alleged human rights violations by...