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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Supremes Will Consider Overseas Corporate Acts

Human rights claims by alleged victims of corrupt foreign regimes against complicit  corporations haven’t succeeded in U.S. courts.

But two cases on the United States Supreme Court’s docket this week could change that.… Continue Reading

Law Firms Lag In Adopting Human Rights Policies

Over 291 businesses worldwide have adopted human rights policy statements, and expect their suppliers – including law firms – to adhere to similar standards of conduct.

That’s from a terrific discussion paper published this month by Advocates for International Development (A4ID).… Continue Reading

Respecting Human Rights Through Due Diligence

The UN’s top expert on business and human rights, Harvard Professor John Ruggie. Photo courtesy of the European ParliamentBy John Ruggie

I’d like to elaborate on Jeff Kaplan’s post on March 31, which discussed the role of Compliance and Ethics Officers in enabling their companies to respect human rights.… Continue Reading