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[PDF] executive summary: "Business and International Crimes: Assessing the Liability of Business Entities for Grave Violations of International Law"

It is possible to hold business entities accountable for international crimes...but the problem of jurisdiction remains a barrier to international prosecution...Domestic courts are possible venues for assessing liability of companies operating abroad...especially through the doctrine of complicity. [refers to Talisman, Rio Tinto, Unocal, Shell, Chevron (part of ChevronTexaco), ExxonMobil, Freeport-McMoRan, Cape plc]

Part of the following stories

Rio Tinto lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Shell por actividades en Nigeria

Talisman lawsuit (re Sudan)

New study of business liability for grave violations of international law

Freeport-McMoRan lawsuits (re West Papua)

Cape/Gencor lawsuits (re So. Africa)

U.S. apparel cos. lawsuit (re Saipan)

Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)