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Fannon & Sjåfjell on Corporations, Sustainability, & Gender

Irene Lynch Fannon (School of Law, University College Cork) & Beate Sjåfjell (University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Private Law) have posted Corporations, Sustainability and Women (Creating Corporate Sustainability: Gender as an Agent for Change. Beate Sjafjell and Irene Lynch Fannon … Continue reading

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United States Supreme Court Holds that Foreign Corporations May Not Be Held Liable Under the Alien Tort Statute

In Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, 584 U.S. ___, 2018 WL 1914663 (U.S. Apr. 24, 2018) (Kennedy, J.), the Supreme Court of the United States held that foreign corporations may not be sued under the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”), 28 … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules 5-4 that the Alien Tort Statute Cannot Be Used To Sue Foreign Corporations

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Alien Tort Statute cannot be used to sue foreign corporations. With Justice Kennedy writing for the majority, the Court affirmed the Second Circuit’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Stress testing S corporations for Reasonable Compensation

S corporations will be one of the major beneficiaries of the new tax law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), which added a new provision to the Internal Revenue Code. Owners of certain pass-through organizations can receive a 20% … Continue reading

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Some Courts Actually Get It: LLCs are Not Corporations

Keith Paul Bishop, at the California Corporate and Securities Blog, provides an example of a court that actually pays attention to entity type. As he says, "it is nice to see that some judges do recognize that LLCs are not… … Continue reading

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