Entries by Antoinette Collignon

Working together for the relatives of the MH17 victims, Antoinette Collignon in Advocatenblad (Lawyer Magazine)

This week saw the start of the substantive hearing of the MH17 criminal proceedings. Legaltree-partner Antoinette Collignon, who specializes in cross-border liability and personal injury cases, is one of the members of the MH17 Legal Assistance Team, which is made up of eight personal injury and criminal defence lawyers from various law firms. The team […]

Product Liability Laws and Regulations 2020 – Netherlands

C.J. van Weering & A.F. Collignon, ‘Netherlands‘, in: Product Liability Laws and Regulations 2020, ICLG, 2020. ICLG – Product Liability Laws and Regulations – Netherlands covers common issues in product liability laws and regulations – including liability systems, product recall, causation, defences and estoppel, procedure, time limits, remedies, market-share liability and costs/funding. Read the chapter […]

Corporate liability for human rights: the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

If a corporation abuses employees, is accused of labour trafficking, complicit in gross human rights abuses by local governments, complicit in human rights violations while installing pipelines through villages or complicit in pollution, it should be held responsible. The question is whether human rights laws also apply to these companies. Some argue that international law only applies […]