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Bueno, Nicolas; Bonomi, Andrea (2020). Switzerland. In: Kessedjian, Catherine. Private International Law Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility. Cham: Springer, 573-593.

Abstract

The report presents and discusses norms of Swiss law ensuring access to remedy for human rights and environmental harm that a company located in Switzerland may cause or contribute to cause abroad. In addition to questions of jurisdiction and applicable law in transnational matters, the report analyses current developments on parent company liability in Swiss private law. In particular, it presents the constitutional Responsible Business Initiative and its parliamentary counter-proposal.

Abstract

The report presents and discusses norms of Swiss law ensuring access to remedy for human rights and environmental harm that a company located in Switzerland may cause or contribute to cause abroad. In addition to questions of jurisdiction and applicable law in transnational matters, the report analyses current developments on parent company liability in Swiss private law. In particular, it presents the constitutional Responsible Business Initiative and its parliamentary counter-proposal.

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Item Type:Book Section, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:02 Faculty of Law > Human Rights Competence Center
Dewey Decimal Classification:320 Political science
340 Law
Uncontrolled Keywords:Private international law, corporate social responsibility, Switzerland
Language:English
Date:2020
Deposited On:16 Jun 2020 15:50
Last Modified:13 Mar 2024 15:14
Publisher:Springer
ISBN:978-3-030-35187-8
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35187-8_18