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Business and human rights – emerging issues for financial institutions

2 May 2014

The UK, the Netherlands, Denmark and Italy have all recently published “national action plans” on implementation of the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, with other governments expected to follow in 2014. These government policies emphasise the expectation that all companies respect human rights in their activities. As financial institutions increasingly commit to policy statements on human rights, here Clifford Chance experts explore some of the emerging legal issues that accompany these trends.

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