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LPA 70 – Liability of Parent Companies for overseas subsidiaries – Vedanta Resources PLC and another v Lungowe and others [2019] UKSC 20

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Published December 2019.

In April 2019, the Supreme Court held in the above case that a parent company based in the UK may assume liability for the acts or omissions of a subsidiary in another country, and the English courts may have jurisdiction over the resulting litigation in circumstances where the claimants have limited access to substantial justice in that country.