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Vedanta, a long awaited landmark in extra-territorial tort litigation against parent companies: Reflections on jurisdiction (2019)
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Blanco, E. (2019). Vedanta, a long awaited landmark in extra-territorial tort litigation against parent companies: Reflections on jurisdiction

On 10 April 2019 the much awaited decision of the British Supreme Court on whether the case of 1826 Zambian villagers against Vedanta Resources Plc (“Vedanta”), a British mining company and Konkola Copper Mines (“KCM”), its subsidiary could proceed i... Read More about Vedanta, a long awaited landmark in extra-territorial tort litigation against parent companies: Reflections on jurisdiction.

Global private international law. Adjudication without frontiers. Edited by Horatia Muir Watt, Lucia Bizikova, Agatha Brandao de Oliveira and Diego P. Fernandez Arroyo. Edward Elgar Publishing 2019 (Cheltenham UK & Northampton, MA, USA) (2019)
Journal Article
Blanco, E. (in press). Global private international law. Adjudication without frontiers. Edited by Horatia Muir Watt, Lucia Bizikova, Agatha Brandao de Oliveira and Diego P. Fernandez Arroyo. Edward Elgar Publishing 2019 (Cheltenham UK & Northampton, MA, USA). Journal of Private International Law,

The changes to the structure and power relations within and between societies produced by globalisation have an unavoidable and, arguably, under-theorized effect on the discipline of private international law. This review considers whether the curren... Read More about Global private international law. Adjudication without frontiers. Edited by Horatia Muir Watt, Lucia Bizikova, Agatha Brandao de Oliveira and Diego P. Fernandez Arroyo. Edward Elgar Publishing 2019 (Cheltenham UK & Northampton, MA, USA).

Personhood, jurisdiction and injustice: Law, colonialities and the global order (2019)
Journal Article
Blanco, E., & Grear, A. (2019). Personhood, jurisdiction and injustice: Law, colonialities and the global order. Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, 10(1), 86-117. https://doi.org/10.4337/jhre.2019.01.05

Set against the colonial and neo-colonial unevenness of the globalized neoliberal order, this article offers a critical reading of legal personhood and jurisdiction as mechanisms of privilege and predation. Transnational corporations (TNCs) are, we s... Read More about Personhood, jurisdiction and injustice: Law, colonialities and the global order.