Essays about: "American Law"

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  1. 1. Indigenous Peoples' Right to Land and Natural Resources When Companies Act In Their Traditional Territory: An Enquire of International Human Rights Systems with a Focus on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Regional System of Human Rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Luiza De Freitas Lima Fernandes; [2020]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Indigenous Peoples; Business and Human Rights; Inter-American Court of human Rights; African Regional System of Human Rights; Right to Land; International Law; Indigenous Rights; Communal Property; Non-State Actors; Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection; UNGPs; Private Companies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis approaches how International Human Rights Law is addressing the protection of indigenous peoples’ right to land when States give concessions for companies to act inside indigenous traditional territory. Cases of harmful conducts committed by companies in indigenous territory are continuously happening around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indigenous Peoples and Internal Displacement: A Legal No Man's Land?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Jack Musgrave; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; human rights; internal displacement; Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement; UNDRIP; ILO Convention no. 169; Colombia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : “Cultural identity is closely linked to their ancestral lands. If they are deprived of them, by means of forced displacement, it seriously affects their cultural identity, and finally, their very right to life lato sensu... READ MORE

  3. 3. Sub-bituminous Subsidies and Lignite Litigation: American Coal, Canadian Electricity, and Potential WTO Challenges

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Daniel Reinemann; [2020]
    Keywords : World Trade Organization; Coal; Subsidies; Electricity; Dispute; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Mechanism is exclusively focused on trade; however, there is a potential for it to be utilized to address environmental problems that are also trade distorting. One area where trade and environmental concerns overlap is fossil fuel subsidies. READ MORE

  4. 4. How to protect the environment without infringing the competition: A study on environmental vertical agreements in theory and in practice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Alicia Grethes; [2020]
    Keywords : Environment; competition law; vertical agreements; vertikala avtal; miljöavtal; miljöskydd; konkurrensrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : As humanity is facing its biggest challenge ever – the climate crisis – it is now more important than ever that environmental protection is integrated in all parts of the European Union. Environmental protection is considered a main objective of the EU. READ MORE

  5. 5. The American Business Judgment Rule and Swedish Law - A Comparative Analysis of the American Business Judgment Rule and Its Eventual Counterpart in Swedish Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Rosberg; [2019]
    Keywords : The Business Judgment Rule; Business Judgment Rule; BJR; Director; Board of Directors; Officer; Chief Executive Officer; CEO; Directors’ Duties; Liabilities; Method Liability; Shareholder; Business Law; Corporate Law; Corporation Law; Comparative Law; American Law; U.S. Law; Swedish Law; United States; United States of America; Sweden; Model Business Corporation Act; MBCA; Delaware General Corporation Law; DGCL; Delaware; Swedish Companies Act; styrelse; verkställande direktör; VD; styrelseansvar; skadestånd; skadeståndsskyldighet; metodansvar; aktieägare; associationsrätt; aktiebolagsrätt; bolagsrätt; förmögenhetsrätt; komparativ rätt; amerikansk rätt; svensk rätt; USA; Sverige; aktiebolagslag; ABL; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Syftet med den här uppsatsen är att undersöka huruvida svenska styrelseledamöter och verkställande direktörer kan förvänta sig att de svenska domstolarna prövar affärsbeslut på ett liknande sätt som de amerikanska domstolarna prövar affärsbeslut. Undersökningen möjliggör en komparativrättslig analys av huruvida det finns något i svensk rätt som liknar den i amerikansk rätt existerande BJR, vilket några svenska rättsvetenskapliga forskare hävdar. READ MORE