Foreign Affairs & International Commerce

Ninth Circuit Holds that CERCLA Does Not Permit “Arranging for Disposal” Liability for Air Emissions
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Status: Victory
U.S. Chamber Urges Texas Federal Court to Hold That the Secretary of State's Prohibition of the Keystone XL Pipeline Was Unconstitutional
Court: U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
Status: Awaiting Decision
New York Court of Appeals Overturns Decision Expanding Corporate Liability of Parent Companies with International Subsidiaries
Court: New York Court of Appeals
Status: Victory
Supreme Court Declines Review of Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat
Extraterritorial Application of CERCLA
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Status: Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges Rejection of Extraterritorial Application of the Alien Tort Statute
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Defends Corporate Separateness and Opposes Expansion of Liability under ATS in CA2
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory
Ninth Circuit refuses to reconsider Alien Tort Statute ruling, which is inconsistent with U.S. Supreme Court Kiobel decision
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Status: Defeat
U.S. Chamber seeks permission from Supreme Court of Canada to file an amicus curiae brief ("intervernor's factum") to address global forum shopping
Court: Supreme Court of Canada
Status: Defeat
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Decided

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