Foreign Affairs & International Commerce

Second Circuit orders dismissal of ATS lawsuit
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory
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
Protection of Corporate Counsel Attorney-Client Privilege
Court: European Court of Justice
Status: Other
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
Obtaining Declaratory Relief Against Plaintiffs Seeking to Enforce Ill-Gotten Foreign Judgments
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat
U.S. Supreme Court sets Alien Tort Statute (ATS) case for re-argument in subsequent Term
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Other
U.S. Supreme Court clarifies jurisdictional nature of Alien Tort Statute, limits its scope
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Other
Extraterritorial Application of Securities Laws to Swap Transactions
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Other

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