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Roundtable Discussion on the UK National Contact Point

9th March 2016

Time:15:00-19:00

Venue: Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, 3 More London, Riverside, London SE1 2AQ

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The following issues will be discussed:

  • What changes, if any, to the current structures of the UK NCP should be made to improve them for all those involved?
  • Are the current procedures of the UK NCP appropriate in terms of effective decision-making and coherence with the OECD Guidelines?
  • To what extent should it be possible to review the substantive decisions of the UK NCP?
  • Does the UK NCP provide effective access to justice for complainants? If not, what changes are needed to make the mechanism more accessible and rights-compatible?
  • Should there be more direct consequences for companies found in breach of the OECD Guidelines?

Speakers

  • Rachel Chambers, University of Essex
  • Kathryn Dovey, Manager of NCP Coordination, OECD
  • Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (speaker tbc)
  • Tricia Feeney, Executive Director, RAID
  • Peter Frankental, Economic Relations Programme Director, Amnesty International UK
  • Dan Leader, Partner at Leigh Day and NCP Steering Board member
  • Professor Robert McCorquodale, Institute Director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
  • Lord Jonathan Mance, UK Supreme Court

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