This blog addresses the issue of the interaction between the state and private international law in the UK with reference to Muslim religious tribunals. How may the state respond to parallel legal orders and/or what pragmatic solutions exist?
Thank you, senators! In the recent policy debate on privacy and supervision of the intelligence and security services the Dutch Senate – once again – proved its value as a parliamentary guarantor of fundamental rights.
The WTO Appellate Body in May upheld the EU’s seal products ban as being necessary to protect public morals. The question arises whether the protection of ‘cute and cuddly’ seals on this ground is a precursor to a de facto human rights clause in WTO law.
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?