The Alien Tort Claims Act

The Corporate Counselor

The article discussed the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA), the early developments in ATCA’s application and scope, as well as potential implications for companies under ATCA. The article examined two ATCA cases that reached discovery and trial: Estate of Rodriguez v. Drummond Co. and Bowoto v. Chevron. The article also provided ATCA compliance guidelines for corporations doing business in foreign countries.