Report highlights human rights operational risks

LONDON - Banks and large financial institutions should not be neglecting their exposure to legal and reputational risks brought about by business links to regimes or organisations accused of human rights abuses, according to human rights risk consultancy Maplecroft. Research from the firm says civil actions brought by victims or their representatives, potentially supported by activist groups, and criminal charges brought by state authorities, present legal and reputational risks, as well as t

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