Research Handbook on Corporate Legal Responsiblity

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Stephen Tully
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005 - Law - 456 pages
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Contents

The theoretical background the nature of the actors in corporate social responsibility
3
Comparative corporate governance developments and key ongoing challenges from AngloAmerican perspectives
20
The fiduciary duties of directors a proposal for improving corporate governance in Latin America
54
Directors duties within the United Kingdom
73
Regulating the approach of companies towards employees the new statutory duties and reporting obligations of directors within the United Kingdom
88
Protecting supplier interests through English company law
105
PART II SUBSTANTIVE GROUNDS FOR CORPORATE LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY
123
Never say never jurisprudence comparative approaches to corporate responsibility under the law of torts
125
In the dark all cats are grey corporate responsibility and legal responsibility
235
Whistleblowers the critical link in corporate accountability
254
The Dutch Corporate Governance Code selfregualtion or interactive legislation?
271
The influence of NGOs on the normative framework for business and human rights
286
The interaction between corporate codes of conduct and international law a study of women and children in the textile industry
302
PART IV REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES TOWARDS CORPORATE LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY
317
A multilateral contribution to corporate standards of behaviour the ILOs declaration on multinational enterprises
319
Corporate environmental liability within the European Union
334

Corporate criminal responsi bility
147
Corporate criminal liability in the United States
159
Moral indifference and corporate manslaughter compromising safety in the name of profit?
177
Reforming the doctrine of attribution a Canadian solution to British concerns?
194
Sustainable waste management the challenge for businesses in Wales
215
PART III ALTERNATIVE ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISMS
233
Corporate responsibility the UNEP experience
349
Corporate accountability an NGO perspective
372
International aspects of corporate liability and corruption
395
Index
413
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About the author (2005)

Dr Stephen Tully practices migration and refugee law at the Migration and Refugee Review Tribunals, Sydney, Australia. He is an accredited specialist in Government and Administrative Law. His research interests and previous publications expressing personal views include corporate responsibility under international law, the practice of international law before national courts, the international protection of human rights and specific aspects of international criminal law. He has presented papers at several conferences addressing various questions of international law both in Australia and overseas.

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