Corporate human rights violations and private international law : the hinge function and conductivity of PIL in implementing human rights in civil proceedings in Europa : a facilitating role for PIL or PIL as a complicating factor?
Faculty of Law
Contemporary readings in law and social justice
, p. 178-207
University of Antwerp
In this article the author explores the role private international law (PIL) could play in addressing human rights violations committed by a multinational company operating outside Europe − possibly in a conflict zone − in a civil action in Europe. The article examines the feasibility of civil recourse in a European country seen from the perspective of PIL.