The conference will focus on corporate social responsibility as a corporate management task and on the liability of parent and subsidiary companies. One significant aspect in corporate law is the tension between wanting to apply European human rights standards to non-European subsidiaries, and having regulations in the relevant third countries which may conflict with this external influence. The aim of the event is to develop standards for appropriate and effective corporate management in the interest of better human rights protection.

Organiser: Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection

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