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  • 23-July-2014

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    Investment Treaties and Shareholder Claims for Reflective Loss: Insights from Advanced Systems of Corporate Law, International Investment Working Paper 2014/2

    This paper examines shareholder claims for reflective loss under investment treaties in light of comparative analysis of advanced systems of corporate law; considers the impact of allowing shareholder claims for reflective loss on key characteristics of the business corporation; and explores possible responses by different categories of investors to the availability of shareholder claims for reflective loss under investment treaties.

  • 23-July-2014

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    Investment Treaty Law, Sustainable Development and Responsible Business Conduct: A Fact Finding Survey, International Investment Working Paper 2014/1

    Investment treaties are often thought to be silent on investors’ responsibilities to host societies and on their contributions to sustainable development. This paper establishes a factual and statistical basis for understanding the relationship between investment treaty law and governments’ ability to advance the sustainable development agenda and promote responsible business conduct.

  • 18-July-2014

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    B20 Panel: The next wave of global investment: what and where?

    Since the start of the crisis, a growing number of OECD countries have been reporting declining inward and outward FDI, a phenomenon that could be described as ‘investment de-globalisation’. Governments must take immediate and vigorous action to reverse such trends by removing unnecessary barriers and complexities that hinder investment, said OECD Secretary-General.

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  • 15-July-2014

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    OECD-AfDB seminar on addressing policy impediments to private investment in African infrastructure

    This seminar investigated how changes made in key policy areas at national, regional and international levels can help generate more and better private investment in Africa’s infrastructure.

  • 7-July-2014

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    Latin America and Caribbean: Conference on infrastructure investment

    This conference addressed key questions on investment in infrastructure and transport in Latin America and the Caribbean. It brought together policymakers, international experts and other interested stakeholders to discuss concrete policy recommendations to maximise the opportunities and address the challenges in the region.

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  • 26-June-2014

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    Fact finding survey on investment treaty law, sustainable development responsible business conduct

    This survey was presented at the Informal ministerial meeting on responsible business conduct held in Paris on 26 June 2014.

  • 26-June-2014

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    Ministerial Communiqué on Responsible Business Conduct

    Communiqué by Ministers participating in the informal ministerial meeting on responsible business conduct that took place at the OECD on 26 June 2014.

  • 26-June-2014

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    Statement by the National Contact Points for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises - One Year After Rana Plaza

    This statement was adopted by National Contact Points on 25 June 2014 during their 15th Meeting.

  • 26-June-2014

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    Moving beyond rhetoric: Responsibility in practice

    This Global Forum plays an important role as the tool for on-going dialogue on responsible business conduct. I am pleased to announce that today, Ministers from over 20 countries are coming together to discuss how to integrate responsibility considerations throughout government policies. Their work will contribute to protect internationally recognised fundamental rights and to ensure good governance, fair regulations, and transparency.

  • 26-June-2014

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    Líneas directrices de la OCDE para empresas multinacionales - La importancia de una conducta responsable por parte de las empresas

    Este folleto contiene información esencial sobre las Líneas Directrices de la OCDE para empresas multinacionales, que en la actualidad constituyen las recomendaciones más exhaustivas aprobadas por los gobiernos sobre la conducta responsable de las empresas.

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