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What might liability under the ATS look like post-Kiobel?: The example of private contractors
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

Following the Supreme Court's decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum a number of questions remain as to whether corporations may be held liable


New charter outlines concrete steps to implement the international code of conduct for private security contractors
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2013

The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers' Association recently published its Charter. This marks a critical step in


Implications of counterterrorism measures for companies operating in armed conflict situations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2012

U.S. domestic counterterrorism measures are a critical component of the U.S. national security framework.


Afghanistan's ban on private security companies: what are the risks for private investors?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Afghanistan
  • April 2 2012

The month of March marked a key deadline in the compulsory -- but gradual -- transition from the use of private to public security forces in Afghanistan.


Liability and immunity for human rights violations: the impact of current legal developments on corporate responsibility
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

It is likely that the coming year will see a number of legal developments relating to the immunity and liability of corporations, states, and individuals as recognized by U.S. courts.