Presentations & Publications


Presentations and Publications of Robert Grabosch  
 

Presentations


2015

Presentations at four expert hearings held between April and December 2015 by the Federal Government and the Committee on Economic Cooperation of the Federal Parliament of Germany, concerning the development of the German National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights:
  • "Voluntary or legally binding duty of care?" (NAP hearing no. 11)
  • "Reporting and transparency" (NAP hearing no. 8)
  • "Access to courts and justice" (NAP hearing no. 5)
  • "Rules on business responsibility" (hearing held by the German Federal Parliament Committee on Economic Cooperation) 
"Business enterprises' legal duties of care and their development regarding human rights" – presentation of a study prepared for Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2015.

"The implementation of the CSR-Reporting-Directive (2014/95/EU) concerning non-financial information" – presentation of a study prepared for Oxfam e.V., 2015.

''The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Role of Lawyers'', American Bar Association (ABA), 2015 Europe Forum.

2014

Panel discussion at the conference "Liabilities & obstacles - Can corporate human rights violations be brought before German courts?" at the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Presentation at the seminar "Business and human rights – duties of care and burdens of proof", CorA.

2011

Presentation at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg: ''Prospects of Legal Re­dress for Victims of Cor­po­rate Human Rights Vio­lations in a Globa­lised World''.


Publications (selection)

Anwaltsblatt
R. Grabosch

Vertragsgestaltung in der Lieferkette, in: UN Global Compact Jahrbuch Deutschland 2016, S. 42-44 (download).
– on the efficient design of supply chain contracts
R. Grabosch

Corporate Social Responsibility im wirtschaftsrechtlichen Mandat, AnwBl 2016, S. 384-387
– an essay on the relevance of CSR for lawyers' services for business clients. 

R. Grabosch und Ch. Scheper

Die menschenrecht­liche Sorgfaltspflicht von Unternehmen: Politische und rechtli­che Gestaltungsansätze, Studie, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 2015
– a study prepared for Friedrich Ebert Foundation on business enterprises' legal duties of care and their development regarding human rights.
R. Grabosch

Prospects of Legal Re­dress for Victims of Cor­po­rate Human Rights Vio­lations in a Globa­lised World – in: „Globali­sation and Gover­nance, Laurence Boulle (ed.)“, Siber Ink, 2011, p. 168-173.

R. Grabosch

Die Rezep­tion des Völker­rechts durch die Deut­schen Zivil­gerichte,
KJ 2013, S. 30-41
– an essay on the reception of international law through the German civil courts.
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