‘Case Comment: Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another [2021] UKSC 3′

“In this post, Frances Gordon-Weeks and Kristyna Muhlfeitova from CMS comment on the decision of the UK Supreme Court in the matter of Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell and another [2021] UKSC 3 which concerned whether and in what circumstances the UK-domiciled parent company of a multi-national group of companies may owe a common law duty of care to individuals who allegedly suffer serious harm as a result of alleged systemic health, safety and environmental failings of one of its overseas subsidiaries as the operator of a joint venture operation …” (more)

[UK Supreme Court Blog, 10 August]

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