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2 Mar 2012, 4:51 am
Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., a case raising the controversial issue of corporate liability for alleged violations of international law. [read post]
2 Mar 2012, 4:51 am
Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., a case raising the controversial issue of corporate liability for alleged violations of international law. [read post]
14 May 2009, 9:51 pm
United States, 221 U.S. 1 (1911) the Supreme Court of the United States found Standard Oil guilty of entering into contracts in restraint of trade and monopolizing the petroleum industry through a long convoluted series of anticompetitive actions. [read post]
27 Feb 2012, 6:12 pm by Julian Ku
In the Washington Post, former Bush Administration State Department Legal Advisor John Bellinger, argues that ATS lawsuits are being used to harass corporations into settlements, to interfere with other nation’s domestic affairs, and to embroil the United States in disputes with important foreign allies like the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany. [read post]
20 Dec 2018, 1:00 pm by Zach ZhenHe Tan
Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. applied the presumption of extraterritoriality to the ATS and concluded that courts had jurisdiction only over ATS claims that “touch and concern” the territory of the United States with “sufficient force. [read post]
17 Apr 2013, 10:20 am by Howard Friedman
 However, Justice Roberts held that this does not generally apply to conduct that took place outside the United States:even where the claims touch and concern the territory of the United States, they must do so with sufficient force to displace the presumption against extraterritorial application.In the case before the Court, plaintiffs alleged that various multi-national corporations aided the Nigerian government in its human rights abuses in… [read post]
6 Sep 2021, 12:13 am by Chukwuma Okoli
This note briefly analyses the recent decision of the Nigerian Supreme Court in BCE Consulting Engineers v Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation[1]on the issue of a foreign company that is not registered in Nigeria having the capacity to sue in Nigeria. [read post]
11 Jul 2011, 5:00 am by J Robert Brown Jr.
  The Alien Tort Statute allows suits to be brought in US courts for violations "of the law of nations or a treaty of the United States. [read post]
1 Jul 2021, 4:46 pm by Sophia Cope
When a company or an employee leads the company’s operations from within the United States and pockets profits from human rights abuses suffered abroad, the courts in the United States must exercise jurisdiction to hold them accountable. [read post]
26 Jul 2017, 7:48 am by Anton Metlitsky
 He filed an amicus brief for the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America and other organizations in support of neither party in Jesner v. [read post]
9 Mar 2012, 5:00 am by Bexis
Royal Dutch Petroleum, 10-1491, we figured we owe our readers an update about a significant status change.As we mentioned before, the Court accepted the appeal in Kiobel to answer a rather general question that nonetheless could affect drug/device companies caught up in Alien Tort litigation – whether the Act could be applied to corporations, as opposed to individuals.Well, that’s been changed. [read post]
14 Apr 2010, 11:27 am by Stuart Blake
Despite the failure of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Denmark last December to produce any binding greenhouse gas emission (“GHG”) reduction laws, nations will continue working toward a global climate treaty. [read post]
13 Jun 2018, 2:04 pm
The Court ruled, instead, that “all the relevant conduct took place outside the United States. [read post]
11 Apr 2017, 3:01 pm
The syllabus is constructed with these general ideas in mind. [read post]
17 Oct 2011, 9:15 am by Trey Childress
Related posts:New Alien Tort Statute Case At The United States Supreme Court: Kiobel, et al., v Royal Dutch Petroleum Petition Filed In Kiobel, et al., v Royal Dutch Petroleum, et al.,... [read post]