37 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 121 (2014)
ATS Liability for Rogue Banking in a Post-Kiobel World

handle is hein.journals/hasint37 and id is 133 raw text is: ATS Liability for Rogue Banking in a
Post-Kiobel World
By JOEL SLAWOTSKY*
Table of Contents
I. Introduction          ............................................122
II. The Current Status of the Alien Tort Statute ..    .............126
A. The Second Circuit Kiobel Ruling on
Corporate Liability      ...................... ......... 127
B. The Reaction to the Second Circuit Ruling
and the Ensuing Federal Circuit Split ......      .........129
C. The Supreme Court's Kiobel Ruling.......     ..............132
III. Does Rogue Banking Meet The Supreme Court's
Kiobel Test?         ........................................... 136
A. The Pervasive Partnering of Financial Institutions
and International Law Violators........     .............137
B. Conduct That Touches and Concerns the United
States and/or Adversely Affects Important
American Interests      .....................      ....... 143
1. Rogue States Threatening Global Stability
and American Interests     ............................145
2. Failed and Failing Nations: Dangers to
Global Peace and Security    .............      .......147
3. Narcotics Trafficking    ........................150
4. Terrorism................................ 151
5. Looting Of National Treasures ...........        .....152
6. Global Development Impaired .........           .......155
IV. Conclusion........................                   ...............157
* Joel Slawotsky is a former law clerk to the Hon. Charles H. Tenney (U.S.D.J.,
S.D.N.Y.) and AV peer-review rated attorney at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
(now Dentons). He has taught at the IDC Radzyner Law School (Herzilya, Israel);
Academic Center for Law and Business (Ramat Gan, Israel); Colman Business
School MBA program and the Haim Striks Law School (Rishon L'Tzion, Israel).

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