Rights trumping responsibilities: The implications of Jesner v Arab Bank plc for recovery by foreign claimants against foreign corporations for human rights violations

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Abstract


The Alien Tort Statute has been used to provide an innovative route to remedy for victims of human rights violations. This piece looks at the latest case on the Alien Tort Statute – Jesner v Arab Bank plc – and considers the implication of this judgment for the business and human rights landscape, and more narrowly, the viability of the Alien Tort Statute going forward.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8
JournalCommercial Law Practitioner
Volume26
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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