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Transnational assaults on business in court



Vince Vitkowsky (Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP) connects some of the dots between the Ecuador suit against Chevron Texaco, the Alien Tort Claims statute, and the audacious case (greenlighted recently by the Second Circuit) seeking to blame European and American businesses for the evils of South African apartheid, against the wishes of that country's current multiracial government.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.