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Corporate accountability and the law of tort

Simon Baughen

Corporate accountability and the law of tort

the inconclusive verdict of Bhopal

by Simon Baughen

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Manchester in Manchester [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bhopal Union Carbide Plant Disaster, Bhopal, India, 1984.,
  • Tort liability of corporations -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe inconclusive verdict of Bhopal.
    StatementSimon Baughen.
    SeriesWorking paper / University of Manchester, Faculty of Law -- no. 16, Working paper (University of Manchester. Faculty of Law) -- no. 16.
    ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Faculty of Law., University of Manchester. Centre for Law and Business.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20952856M
    ISBN 101897845030

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      It is possible that actions by companies which violate principles of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) also constitute torts. CSR and the law of torts overlap where tort law protects the interests that form part of the CSR principles such as the protection of the company’s employees, its consumers or the environment. Due to the protection that tort law offers for Cited by: 1. Corporate law (also known as business law or enterprise law or sometimes company law) is the body of law governing the rights, relations, and conduct of persons, companies, organizations and term refers to the legal practice of law relating to corporations, or to the theory of ate law often describes the law relating to matters which derive directly .

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