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Article

28 Dec 2004

Author:
Kumkum Sen, partner in Rajinder Narain & Co, a Delhi-based law firm, in Financial Express [India]

Jurisdiction issues in a shrinking world

As the commercial world grows, or perhaps shrinks, with cross border transactions and multi-territorial causes of action, the issue of jurisdiction assumes complexities... Looking back 20 years to Bhopal, there’s no denial that Union Carbide [now part of Dow Chemical], a multinational, effectively avoided US tortious liability...

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