Surya Deva

City University of Hong Kong

Associate Professor

School of Law

83 Tat Chee Avenue

Kowloon Tong

Hong Kong

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1.

Human Rights Violations By Multinational Corporations and International Law: Where from Here?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Human Rights Obligations of Multinational Corporations, International Framework of Corporate Human Rights Responsibility, WTO and Human Rights, Status of Multinational Corporations under International Law

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Public Interest Litigation in India: A Critical Review

Civil Justice Quarterly, Vol. 28, pp. 19-40, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Public Interest Litigation, Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Social Action Litigation, Courts and Democracy, Judicial Activism, Misuse, Frivolous Litigation

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implications for Companies

European Company Law, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 101-109, 2012, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, protect, respect and remedy framework, corporate social responsibility, human rights due diligence, complicity, responsibility in conflict zones and oppressive states, access to remedies

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implications for Companies

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, Special Issue on CSR and SRI, 2012, volume 9, issue 2, pp 101-109. , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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The Constitution of India: Symbol of Unity in Diversity

Jahrbuch des Offentlichen Rechts der Gegenwart, Yearbook of Public Law (Germany), Vol. 53, pp. 649-686, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Mahendra Pal Singh and Surya Deva
Delhi Judicial Academy and City University of Hong Kong
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Constitution of India; Fundamental Rights; Affirmative Action; Directive Principles of State Policy; Fundamental Duties; Independence of Judiciary; Judicial Activism; Public Interest Litigation; Nature of Indian Federation; Doctrine of Basic Structure

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Corporate Complicity in Internet Censorship in China: Who Cares for the Global Compact or the Global Online Freedom Act?

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 39, pp. 255-319, 2007
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Corporate Complicity, Internet Censorship, Freedom of Speech in China, Global Compact, Global Online Freedom Act, Extraterritorial Regulation

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Global Compact: A Critique of UN's Public-Private Partnership for Promoting Corporate Citizenship

Syracuse Journal of International Law & Commerce, Vol. 34, pp. 107-151, 2006
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Global Compact, Corporate Citizenship, United Nations, Public-Private Partnership

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Human Rights Realization in an Era of Globalization: The Indian Experience

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 12, pp. 93-138, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Globalisation - Concept and Process, Human Rights, Sustainable Development, India's New Economic Policy, Developing Countries, Gandhian Talisman

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Un's Human Rights Norms for Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises: An Imperfect Step in the Right Direction?

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 10, pp. 493-523, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Dec 2004
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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UN Norms on Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations, Human Rights Obligations for TNCs, Implementation and Enforcement of Human Rights Norms, Operational Shortcomings

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Acting Extraterritorially to Tame Multinational Corporations for Human Rights Violations: Who Should 'Bell the Cat'?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Human Rights Violations by Multinational Corporations, Regulatory Dilemmas related to MNCs, Corporate Code of Conduct Bill 2000 (US)/(Aus), 'Home' versus 'Host' State Extraterritorial Regulation, Integrated Theory of Legal Responsibility

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Corporate Human Rights Violations: A Case for Extraterritorial Regulation

Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics, pp. 1077-1090, Christoph Luetge, ed., Dordrecht; New York: Springer, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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corporate human rights violations, extraterritorial regulation, duty of states, principles of jurisdiction, nationality principle, universal jurisdiction, non-intervention, territorial sovereignty, forum non conveniens

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Sustainable Development: What Role for the Company Law?

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 8, pp. 76-102, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-04
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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The Constitution of China: What Purpose Does it (Not) Serve?

Jindal Global Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 55-77, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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PRC Constitution 1982, 'Core' and 'secondary' purposes of a constitution' transitory constitution, constitutionalism

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Corporate Code of Conduct Bill 2000: Overcoming Hurdles in Enforcing Human Rights Obligations Against Overseas Corporate Hands of Local Corporations

Newcastle Law Review, Vol. 8, pp. 87-116, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Dec 2004
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Corporate Code of Conduct Bill (Aus), Extraterritorial Regulation, Human Rights Violations by Multinational Corporations, Forum non Conveniens, Principles of Separate Personality and Limited Liability, Theory of Limited Eclipsed Personality, Social Enforcement of Human Rights

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Sustainable Good Governance and Corporations: An Analysis of Asymmetries

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Vol. 18, pp. 707-750, 2006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Sustainable Development; Good Governance; Role of Multinational Corporation; Business Case; Prisoner's Dilemma, Goodwill-nomics

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Can Robots Have Human Rights Obligations? A Futuristic Exploration

THE LAW OF THE FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF LAW, Vol. 2, pp. 185-193, Sam Muller, ed., The Hague: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jan 2013
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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human rights, autonomous social robots, artificial intelligence, moral agency, accountability of robots, vicarious liability, sanctions against robots

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The Rule of Law in India: The Chasm between Paper and Practice

The Rule of Law: A Comparative Perspective, pp. 27-45, Guiguo Wang and Fan Yang, eds., Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Rule of law in India, Paper versus practice, Limited government, Protection of human rights, Judicial independence, Judicial delays

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Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – India

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), 2011, ISBN 978-92-9037-153-6
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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corporate human rights abuses, access to justice, Indian legal system, constitutional torts, efficacy of environmental laws, absolute liability, public interest litigation, corruption, judicial delays, piercing of corporate veil, forum non conveniens, land acquisition

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Constitutional Courts as 'Positive Legislators': The Indian Experience

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Indian Constitutional Law. Judicial Review, Courts as Legislatures, Public Interest Litigation

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Does the Right to Property Create a Constitutional Tension in Socialist Constitutions? An Analysis with Reference to India and China

National University of Juridical Sciences Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 583-603, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Right to property, Indian Constitution, PRC Constitution, Constitutional socialism, comparative constitutional law

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Sustainable Business and Australian Corporate Law: An Exploration

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Sustainable Business, Climate Change, Australian Corporate Law, Carbon Pricing Policy, Enlightened Self-Interest, Disclosure/Reporting Requirements, Veil Piercing

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'Yahoo! For Good' and the Right to Privacy of Internet Users: A Critique

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 3-10, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Internet Censorship, Right to Privacy, Data Privacy Laws, Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner, Corporate Social Responsibility, Yahoo!

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From 3/12 to 9/11: Future of Human Rights?

Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. 39, No. 49, pp. 5198-5201, 2004
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Bhopal gas disaster, multinational corporations, terrorists, human rights, states

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Corporate Human Rights Accountability in India: What Have We Learned from Bhopal?

Commentaries – Corporate Legal Accountability Portal (July 2012), pp. 1-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Corporate human rights violations, Bhopal gas leak, Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, Indian Companies Bill 2011, Economic development and human rights, New power dynamics

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Socially Responsible Business in India: Has the Elephant Finally Woken Up to the Tunes of International Trends?

Common Law World Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 299-321, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Corporate social responsibility, Indian Companies Bill, Humanising corporate law, CSR reporting, Triple bottom line, Trusteeship theory

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The PRC Tort Law: A Big Step Forward?

City University of Hong Kong Law Review, Vol. 2, Vol. 2, pp. 383-395, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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PRC Tort Law, rule of law, Civil law vs. common law, social harmony, fault and no-fault liability, strict liability for environmental pollution, vicarious liability, product liability

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The Sangam of Foreign Investment, Multinational Corporations and Human Rights: An Indian Perspective for a Developing Asia

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 305-327, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Foreign Investment, Multinational Corporations, Human Rights, Development, Asian Developing Countries

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Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – the People's Republic of China

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), 2010, ISBN 978-92-9037-147-1
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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corporate human rights abuses, access to justice, Chinese legal system, Labour Contract Law, PRC Tort Law, Internet censorship, judicial independence, public interest litigation, Legal aid

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Child Labour: Should Companies 'Stand at Bay' or 'Enter the Water'?

Journal of the Indian Law Institute, Vol. 56, pp. 143-174, April-June 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Oct 2015
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong
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Child labour, Corporate social responsibility, Responsive responsibility, Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, Children’s Rights and Business Principles, Nike’s Code of Conduct

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Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Report of the UN Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises

41st session of the Human Rights Council, Reports No. A/HRC/41/43 (United Nations Human Rights Council, 2019), Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law Research Paper
Posted: 03 Dec 2019
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong

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Hong Kong’s Basic Law as a Contested Site of Conflicts: A Saga of Autonomy, Independence and Subjection

Paper Presented at the 10th World Congress of Constitutional Law (IACL-AIDC), Seoul, Republic of Korea, 18-22 June 2018.
Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong

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Regulating Corporate Human Rights Violations: Humanizing Business

REGULATING CORPORATE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS: HUMANIZING BUSINESS, London; New York: Routledge, 2012, ISBN 978-0-415-66821-7
Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong

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business and human rights, corporate governance, humanizing business, Bhopal gas disaster, how to behave in 'Rome', just profit or just profit, regulation of MNCs, integrated theory of regulation, updated OECD guidelines, guiding principles on business and human rights

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Doha Declaration and Health Concern of Developing Countries

Delhi Law Review Vol. 23, pp. 145-164, 2001
Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong

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TRIPS Agreement, Doha Declaration, Right to Health, Developing Countries

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Human Rights Standards and Multinational Corporations: Dilemma between 'Home' and 'Rome'

Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 7, pp. 69-97, 2003
Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
City University of Hong Kong

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Human Rights Standards in 'Rome' and at 'home', Cultural Relativism, Bhopal Gas Disaster, 'Home' of Multinational Corporations, Prisoners' Dilemma