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This talk will consider the regulation of corporations for the human rights impacts of their activities. It will include the role of legislation, industry sectors and civil society, as well as courts, in regulation of the actions of corporations that abuse human rights. It will use the framework of developments in the area of responsible business conduct, especially of human rights due diligence, and changing corporate expectations.

Professor Robert McCorquodale is Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Nottingham, barrister at Brick Court Chambers in London, and Founder and Principal of Inclusive Law, a consultancy on business and human rights. He was the Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law for 10 years, and was a Head of School at ANU and is Chair of Trustees of ANU (UK) Foundation. He has published widely in public international law, international human rights law and business and human rights, and engaged closely with governments, corporations, international institutions and civil society in his work.

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