Past event

Research Event

Corporate Responsibility for International Crimes

Doughty Street Chambers, 54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

International Law Programme, Global Governance and the Rule of Law, International Criminal Justice

Event documents

Meeting Summary
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Participants

Julianne Hughes-Jennett, Partner, International Arbitration and Litigation, Hogan Lovells, London
Dr Jennifer Zerk, Consultant, Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law
Richard Karmel, Partner, Business and Human Rights, Mazars, London; Co-lead, United Nations Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

Chair: Steven Powles, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers 

Overview

The meeting will discuss the question of whether corporations can be held accountable for international crimes. The speakers will address the advantages to, and obstacles in the way of, prosecuting corporations for their responsibility for international crimes in domestic courts, as well as the prospect of prosecuting corporations at the International Criminal Court. Please note this event will be followed by a drinks reception.

This event is held in association with Doughty Street Chambers and is accredited with 1.5 CPD points.

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.