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Unocal Announces It Will Settle A Human Rights Suit: What Is the Real Story Behind Its Decision?

Last month, Unocal announced that it had agreed, in principle, to settle a long-standing suit...The settlement was reported in media accounts as a defeat for Unocal, and a victory for those who want to use American courts to force American corporations to behave better overseas. The real story behind the settlement may be more complicated, however... [also refers to Total, Citigroup]

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