The Legal Liability of Dutch Parent Companies for Subsidiaries’ Involvement in Violations of Fundamental, Internationally Recognised Rights
74 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2010 Last revised: 19 Jul 2010
Date Written: December 15, 2009
This report describes the questions a Dutch civil court will ask in assessing the liability of a Dutch legal person for involvement in the violation of fundamental, internationally recognised rights. It focuses more specifically on the liability of a Dutch legal person for subsidiaries operating abroad.
Keywords: Liability, Corporation, Parent-Company, Human Rights Abuse, Private International Law
JEL Classification: K13
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