As part of a regional commitment to the rule of law, LexisNexis Asia Pacific has implemented a program of support that enables local communities and developing nations to gain access to materials and guidelines, essential to the proper administration of justice and advancement of society.
The Judicial Department of Fiji selected LexisNexis as their publisher for the authorised 2012 volume of Fiji Law Reports enabling legal practitioners in Fiji to excel in the practice and business of law and assist the judiciary, governments and businesses to function more effectively, efficiently and transparently. Read more Back to top
Slave Free Seas provides legal assistance for victims — and promotes prosecution where possible — along with programs to raise public awareness of the problem, research into the extent of human trafficking around the world, and advocacy for legislative change.
LexisNexis has worked with Slave Free Seas to produce a publicly-available, free resource to assist those helping victims to seek justice, in any jurisdiction around the world, and to encourage the legal pursuit of those who try to profit from human trafficking. Read more Back to top
Vanuatu Ministry of Justice selected LexisNexis as their preferred supplier for workflow and process automation, following a request for tender process. LexisNexis will implement a Court Management system using Lexis Visualfiles to enable more efficiencies and productivity whilst addressing the rule of law. The project will include business analysis, project management, configuration, data migration and training to name a few.Back to top
In October 2014, the pilot consultation workshop was held in Myanmar with top corporations, law firms, associations, intergovernmental organizations and the UN in attendance. In Early March, 2015 LexisNexis held a Pacific Consultation Workshop in Sydney with the critical purpose to ensure that the Pacific region is included in a global Framework that will ultimately take the form of a guide for all businesses in how they can support the rule of law.
"In March 2015, LexisNexis held a Pacific Consultation Workshop in Sydney with the critical purpose of ensuring that our region is included in a global framework. It will ultimately take the form of a guide for all businesses on how they can support the rule of law. In collaboration with the local United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the Workshop initiated and enabled dialogue related to new ways in which to strengthen the rule of law in order to build stable and fair societies, where business can flourish locally and within our region." Read more
— Jo Beckett, General Manager, Australia
The Pacific workshop was held with senior representatives of the legal communities, academics and NGOs. In collaboration with the local UN Global Compact Network Australia, the Workshop initiated and enabled dialogue about new ways to strengthen the rule of law in order to build stable and fair societies, where business can flourish, locally and within the Asia Pacific region. Read more Back to top
"There can be no Rule of Law unless there is access to the basic sources of law."
— TJ Vilijoen, CEO, LexisNexis Asia Pacific
Rule of Law cannot exist without a transparent legal system, the main components of which are a clear set of laws that are freely and easily accessible to all, strong enforcement structures, and an independent judiciary to protect citizens against the arbitrary use of power by the state, individuals or any other organisation. Read more
"The Rule of Law is a fundamental driver for advanced societies, providing certainty and access to justice for individuals and corporations. Legal content and technology organisations interact on many levels to support the Rule of Law (local and global, online and print, free and commercial), connecting various stakeholders with authoritative content and rich data via a range of platforms and channels suited to the individual’s or organisation’s needs." Read more
— Marc Peter, Director of Sales and Marketing, UK
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