January 14, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in Daimer AG v. Bauman that DaimlerChrysler AG (Daimler) does not have to face suit in California for alleged human rights violations by a subsidiary that took place entirely in Argentina. The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled for Barbara Bauman, ...[read more]
December 3, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
A French court on Monday ordered a trial for German car maker Daimler AG and French industrial conglomerate Lagardere SCA, shareholders in Airbus' parent European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co. (EADS), in an insider trading investigation dating back to 2006. EADS is a global pan-European ...[read more]
November 1, 2013
by Dan DeRight
JURIST Guest Columnist Stan Cox of New England Law | Boston says that the US Supreme Court should use great caution in its application of general personal jurisdiction doctrine to the facts of the Daimler AG case ... If the justices are not careful in their handling of the case, Daimler AG coul... ...[read more]
October 15, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in three cases Tuesday, including an affirmative action case and a case on suing foreign corporations in US courts. In Daimler AG v. Bauman the court heard arguments on "whether it violates due process for a court to exercise general personal jurisdiction ...[read more]
May 19, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday that a lawsuit by Argentine citizens can proceed against Daimler AG for the actions of Mercedes-Benz Argentina during the nation's 1976-1983 "Dirty War". The suit, which was dismissed by the US District Court for the Northern District ...[read more]
January 12, 2010
by Jay Carmella
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard arguments on Monday in an appeal by multi-national corporations accused of assisting the South African government during the apartheid-era. The corporations, which include IBM, Ford Motor Co., Daimler and General Motors Corp., are accused of ...[read more]
September 12, 2007
by Caitlin Price
The US District Court for the District of Vermont ruled Wednesday that states have the power to regulate automobile greenhouse gas emissions. In Green Mountain Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie the court held that the federal Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) does not preempt state regulation ...[read more]

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