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Parent Company Liability: No arguable basis to impose a duty of care on UK parent company

United Kingdom - July 10 2018 In a decision of interest for UK-domiciled multinational companies, the Court of Appeal confirmed that a UK parent company does not generally owe a...

Natalie Lucas.

US Supreme Court Bars Actions Against Foreign Corporations for Alleged Human Rights Violations

USA - April 27 2018 On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs cannot sue foreign corporations for claims brought under the Alien Tort Statute...

Hannelore Sklar, Owen C. Pell, Nicole Erb, Claire A. DeLelle.

Compensatory damages principles in civil- and common-law jurisdictions requirements, underlying principles and limits

France - February 9 2018 Compensatory damages, as the name indicates, are intended to compensate a claimant for losses suffered as a result of the other party’s (wrongful)...

Angélica André, Elizabeth Oger-Gross.