Corporations and Criminal Complicity

This material has been published in Human Rights, Corporate Complicity and Disinvestment edited by Gro Nystuen , Andreas Follesdal and Ola Mestad, and has been reproduced by permission of Cambridge University Press.

18 Pages Posted: 26 May 2011 Last revised: 14 May 2015

Andrew Clapham

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Date Written: June 1, 2010

Abstract

This chapter, delivered as a paper to a Conference in Oslo focusing on the Norwegian Pension Fund -Global, explains the international criminal law principles that might be applied to corporations accused of complicity in international crimes. It traces some of the early uses of the concept of complicity in the context of human rights complaints against corporations.

Keywords: complicity, corporate social responsibility, international criminal law, human rights, non-state actors

Suggested Citation

Clapham, Andrew, Corporations and Criminal Complicity (June 1, 2010). This material has been published in Human Rights, Corporate Complicity and Disinvestment edited by Gro Nystuen , Andreas Follesdal and Ola Mestad, and has been reproduced by permission of Cambridge University Press. . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1850438 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1850438

Andrew Clapham (Contact Author)

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