ATCA

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AcronymDefinition
ATCAAlien Tort Claims Act
ATCAAdelaide Turf Cricket Association (Australia)
ATCAAdvanced Telecom Computing Architecture
ATCAAdvanced Telecom Computing Architecture (also AdvancedTCA)
ATCAAlaska Tobacco Control Alliance
ATCAAir Traffic Controllers Association
ATCAAntique Telephone Collectors Association
ATCAAirline Training Center Arizona (Phoenix, AZ)
ATCAAisin Technical Center of America (Northville, MI)
ATCAAdvanced Tanker Cargo Aircraft
ATCAAllied Tactical Communications Agency
ATCAAustralian Telescope Compact Array
ATCAAir Traffic Control Assistant
ATCAAiredale Terrier Club of America, Inc.
ATCAAdvance Thin Capitalisation Agreement (UK)
ATCAAiredale Terrier Club Argentino (Brazil)
ATCAAlarm Threshold Crossing Alert
ATCAAmerican Telephone Collectors Association (University of Michigan)
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The Alien Tort Claims Act, also known as Alien Tort Statute (ATS), is a US federal law first adopted in 1789 that gives the federal courts jurisdiction to hear lawsuits filed by US residents for acts committed in violation of international law outside the US.
Steinhardt, Federal Jurisdiction over International Human Rights Claims: The Alien Tort Claims Act After Filartiga v.
The Quinnipiac University law professor said the legitimacy of the Alien Tort Claims Act is currently being challenged in the case of Kiobel v.
Activists, lawyers, legislators pressure globe-trotting firms with Alien Tort Claims Act to protect enforce international law - but that could end
Many of the corporate-related cases seeking to employ the Alien Tort Claims Act have failed to overcome procedural stumbling blocks and the massive legal resources that multinational corporations can deploy in such cases.
Responses to such risks include CSR initiatives designed to avoid divestment campaigns, boycotts, hostile shareholder resolutions, attacks on corporate property, campaigns to have the company delisted from stock exchanges, sanctions laws, and lawsuits under the Alien Tort Claims Act.
federal laws: the 1789 Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).
Sometimes called the Pirate Law, the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA)--which allows non-U.
law allows foreigners to sue other foreigners violating the Alien Tort Claims Act and the Torture Victim Protection Act.
One possible course of action is a claim brought under the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA).
Hoffman emphasizes the importance of the legacy of Nuremberg in preventing impunity in litigation brought under the Alien Tort Claims Act.
Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld a 2001 district court ruling that dismissed the case filed under the Alien Tort Claims Act.