This article outlines the litigation against multinational corporations. Specifically, it investigates a case brought against a United States-based corporation, Union Carbide, that owned 51% of stock in an Indian corporation that was responsible for a chemical plant gas leak. The leak resulted in the death of 2,100 people and the injuring of over 200,000. The intricacies of the case are discussed.
Mark A. Chinen,
Jurisdiction: Foreign Plaintiffs, Forum Non Conveniens, and Litigation Against Multinational Corporations, 28 HARV. INT’L L. J. 202