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Contending with the Limits of Extraterritorial Regulation of Transnational Corporate Wrongs

21 Nov admin

In the wake of the 5th UN Business and Human Rights Forum, which took place in Geneva last week, a reflection on the efforts to implement the business and human rights (BHR) framework in international law seems in order. In particular, this post addresses the as yet underwhelming efforts of home-states to regulate overseas business, which contribute to some of the most egregious human rights violations and perpetuate a North-South dynamic of exploitation.