You are a Human Rights lawyer working for the Journal:
“Human Rights Today.” which is intended mainly but not exclusively for Company Secretaries and those other management staff and compliance officers in companies charged with overseeing the observation and compliance of Human Rights by their companies.
You have been asked to prepare a presentation paper on a topic which has attracted numerous postings and discussion in the journal for the forthcoming October 2017 annual conference on “Human Rights and Business in the World today”.
The topic chosen for you is :
“How do the development and expansion of Human Rights, especially new legally protected Rights affect Business activities today?”
You should take account of the range of views on this topic including those who advocate that businesses can ignore such new rights until clearly established. Whilst you own views on the topic may be expressed, you are expected to take balanced view overall of the debate.
Your word limit for this report is 4,500 words.
Please ensure you use the OSCOLA system of citation and referencing.