“Legally Distinct Entities and Agency Theory” as Related to Cross-Border Litigation

When and how should courts assert cross-border jurisdiction over related corporate entities? Should agency theories widen amenability to jurisdiction?

These issues are percolating in the US Supreme Court in the context of Alien Tort cases. Opinio Juris provides a useful pair of posts – start here.


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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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