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US Extraterritoriality

No Rights for People Outside the United States

Pedro Pizano | Posted 05.14.2014 | World
Pedro Pizano

This week the United States is up for its Periodic Review at the UN Human Rights Committee. One of the most contentious issues that will be raised is whether the US will accept that core human rights provisions apply outside its borders.

Should Lex Americana Be Universal? FATCA Turns Foreign Banks Into Tax Informants

Georges Ugeux | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Could our U.S. lawmakers have acted as an apprentice sorcerer? Might it have opened the Pandora box? The next few months will certainly provide further interesting developments.

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Expands Corporate Human Rights Case, Avoids Corporate Liability Question | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

The Supreme Court on Monday afternoon took the unusual action of ordering reargument in the case heard last week that has been brought against a multi...