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Alien Tort Case Development: The U.S. Supreme Court Will Review The Question Of Corporate Liability
On Monday, April 3, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by plaintiffs in Jesner v. Arab Bank, No. 16-499.
United States
10 Apr 2017
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Alien Tort Case Development: Plaintiffs Overcome Presumption Against Extraterritoriality, But Still No Corporate Liability In The Second Circuit
On August 24, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of plaintiffs' claims in a case filed against Lebanese Canadian Bank pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute ("ATS").
United States
9 Sep 2016
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Alien Tort Case Development: Still No Corporate Liability In The Second Circuit (At Least For Now)
On December 8, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of plaintiffs' claims in five consolidated cases against Arab Bank, PLC.
United States
22 Dec 2015
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District Court Denies Motion To Dismiss Certain Alien Tort Statute Claims Against Chiquita Brands International
On June 3, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida declined to dismiss certain claims brought by Colombian plaintiffs against Chiquita Brands International ("Chiquita") alleging that the company knew, or should have known, that its material support for the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia ("AUC"), a paramilitary organization, would lead to the death or torture of their family members.
United States
17 Jun 2011
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