Changes to corporate liability under the US Alien Tort Claims Act

Allens Arthur Robinson

In a major change of direction, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that corporations cannot be the subject of actions that allege violations of customary international law under the US Alien Tort Claims Act. Partner Craig Phillips (view CV), Senior Associate Rachel Nicolson and Lawyer Michael Gomm report.

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