Many corporations have adopted voluntary corporate social responsibility (CSR) instruments, but the extent to which they have been implemented is questionable. What are shareholders and governments doing to ensure stricter compliance?
The issue of aggressive tax minimization by transnational corporations is in the public spotlight. This blog argues that international business lawyers advising corporations on tax have a duty to temper their clients’ tax planning.
After the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, Western multinationals have taken the lead to improve the labour conditions of textile workers. Other industrial accidents do not evoke similar responses. What factors make CSR effective?