Kiobel v royal dutch petroleum co is a lawsuit brought against royal dutch petroleum company, the shell transport & trading company, and their joint subsidiary shell petroleum development. The wave of tort suits under the alien tort statute (ats) may not be brought to an end as a result of a decision issued yesterday by the us supreme court, kiobel v royal dutch petroleum. Kiobel v royal dutch petroleum co, 133 sct 1659 (2013), was a united states supreme court decision in which the court found that the alien tort claims act presumptively does not apply. Earlier today the us supreme court issued its long-awaited ruling in kiobel v royal dutch petroleum, the case that was to decide whether the alien tort.
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Esther kiobel, individually and on royal dutch petroleum company is a subsidiary of the shell petroleum development company of nigeria limited (spdc. View kiobel v royal dutch petroleum research papers on academiaedu for in this particular essay recent developments in kiobel vs royal dutch petroleum. In a september 2010 ruling in kiobel v royal dutch petroleum co, the second circuit became the first and only appellate court to reject the proposition that corporations may be held liable.
Facts: the shell petroleum development company of nigeria, ltd, one of the respondents, operated oil production facilities in the ogoniland region of nigeri.
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Us supreme court, kiobel et al v royal dutch petroleum company, et al, case no 10-1491 'kiobel v shell' center for constitutional rights, 'kiobel v. Petitioner esther kiobel, representing a group of individuals from the ogoni region in nigeria, filed a class action lawsuit against respondents, the royal dutch petroleum co, shell. The question before the us supreme court in kiobel v shell in kiobel v royal dutch petroleum kiobel has attracted a great deal of interest in the legal.