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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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