Corporations and human rights regulations

Date & time
12.45–2pm Wednesday 20 February 2019

Phillipa Weeks Staff Library

ANU College of Law
5 Fellows Rd

Professor Robert McCorquodale


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Centre for International & Public Law

Presented by the Centre for International & Public Law

ANU College of Law Research Seminar
Robert McCorquodale

This talk will consider the regulation of corporations for the human rights impacts of their activities. It will include the role of legislation, industry sectors and civil society, as well as courts, in regulation of the actions of corporations that abuse human rights. It will use the framework of developments in the area of responsible business conduct, especially of human rights due diligence, and changing corporate expectations.

Attendance is free, but registration is required. If you are unable attend, you are kindly requested to cancel your registration to allow others to attend.


  • Professor Robert McCorquodale »

    Professor Robert McCorquodale is Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Nottingham, barrister at Brick Court Chambers in London, and Founder and Principal of Inclusive Law, a consultancy on business and human rights. He was the Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law for 10 years, and was a Head of School at ANU and is Chair of Trustees of ANU (UK) Foundation. He has published widely in public international law, international human rights law and business and human rights, and engaged closely with governments, corporations, international institutions and civil society in his work.


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