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OFAC Designates Individuals And Entity For Human Rights Abuses
OFAC designated two Russian individuals for their alleged roles in the "detention, abuse and death" of Sergei Magnitsky. Mr. Magnitsky, a Russian attorney and auditor.
United States
31 May 2019
District Court Holds That Receipt Of Reorganized Stock Did Not Violate Turnover And Standstill Provisions In Intercreditor Agreement
On November 30, 2018, Judge Nelson S. Román of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a decision affirming the dismissal of certain claims brought by senior secured creditors.
United States
3 Jan 2019
New Proposed Rules Increase Government Contractors’ Responsibilities For Preventing Human Trafficking
An estimated 27 million men, women, and children worldwide are victims of human trafficking – the highest number in history.
United States
20 May 2014
Seventh Circuit Agrees With D.C. Circuit Dissent That U.S. Citizens Must Be Able To Sue U.S. Officials For Alleged Torture Overseas
Vance, et al. v. Donald Rumsfeld and the United States of America, Nos. 10-1687, 10-2442 (7th Cir. Aug. 2011), alleges that Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld bears personal involvement and responsibility for alleges torture of U.S. citizens in Iraq.
United States
16 Dec 2011
Supreme Court Agrees To Resolve Deep Circuit Split And Decide If Alient Tort Statute Permits Actions Against Corporations
We have followed the development of federal Circuit law on whether the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, and specifically the Torture Victim Protection Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1350 note § 2(a), create rights of action against corporations.
United States
11 Nov 2011
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