Holding Multinationals to account: recent developments in English litigation and the Company Law Review I

P. T. Muchlinski


Abstract


The author explores questions of how and to what extent multinational enterprises (MNEs) should be subject to specialised regulation through laws and rules relating to their activities as cross-border corporate groups – looking in particular at the responsibilities of parent companies for the acts of their overseas subsidiaries. Part one of a two-part article by P.T. Muchlinski (Professor of Law and International Business, Kent Law School, University of Kent at Canterbury) based on a Company Lawyer Lecture given by the author at the IALS on 12th November 2001. Published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

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