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Multinational Corporations and Human Rights — The Alien Tort Statute No Longer Applies.

     Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch (2013)  declared that the general presumption against extraterritoriality of U.S. legislation was not overcome (and thus upheld the presumption of territoriality of U.S. legislation unless Congress says otherwise).  The … Continue reading

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New Trade Developments and the U.S. — Careful Examination Needed.

A host of new trade developments recently have raised issues of U.S. national interests, national security, foreign investment, and issues of U.S. regulations. The represent a very dynamic and fluid situation that bears carefull  examination in this election season and … Continue reading

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