Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Laws

Second Circuit Vacates Warrant Permitting U.S. Law Enforcement To Seize Electronic Information Stored Outside of U.S. by Non-U.S. Individuals and Companies
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory
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
Extraterritorial Application of CERCLA
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Status: Defeat
The Second Circuit NCLC urged the Second Circuit affirmed the order of the District Court which dismissed claims arising out of transactions on foreign exchanges
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Decided
Chamber urges U.S. Supreme Court to examine the limits of state tort law
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Decided
U.S. Supreme Court throws out Ninth Circuit decision on Alien Tort Statute (ATS) in light of Kiobel ruling
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
U.S. Supreme Court reins in abuse of Alien Tort Statute, which has been used to import foreign lawsuits into U.S. courts
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
Class Certification and Foreign Shareholders
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Defeat
U.S. Chamber argues that Congress did not intend Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions to reach overseas (Fifth Circuit)
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Status: Victory

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