Holding Foreign Manufacturers Accountable In The US

Law360, New York (March 22, 2010, 3:11 PM EDT) -- Currently pending before the Senate is a bipartisan Bill, S. 1606, that, if passed, would make it substantially easier for American litigants to sue non-domiciled foreign manufacturers (for the purpose of this article — “foreign manufacturers”) of products sold in the United States.

Although consideration of the bill has thus far taken a backseat to health care reform, manufacturers will want to monitor developments going forward, in particular whether S. 1606 emerges from the Senate Finance Committee in 2010.

The Origin of S 1606

On May...
To view the full article, register now.