Law360, New York (January 5, 2015, 1:27 PM EST) -- Last January, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its game-changing decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014), which held that a corporation is only subject to general jurisdiction where it is essentially “at home.” Outside of exceptional circumstances, this means its place of incorporation and/or its principal place of business.
In Bauman, citizens and residents of Argentina brought suit against Daimler Chrysler in the Northern District of California alleging that Mercedes Benz Argentina collaborated with Argentinian state security forces to torture and kill plaintiffs and their relatives during Argentina’s dirty war in the 1970s. Plaintiffs asserted claims under...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!