Alien corporation

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Alien corporation

A company incorporated under the laws of a foreign country regardless of where the company conducts its operations.

Alien Corporation

A corporation organized and registered according to the laws of another country but with operations in the domestic country. The alien corporation may or may not also have operations in the country in which it is registered. In order to attain tax advantages, some countries allow corporations to register and not maintain operations. See also: Multinational corporation, Tax haven.
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4) The steady growth in the overseas operations of MNCs, through their foreign subsidiaries, collaborations with alien corporations, and joint ventures, has complicated this traditional view of jurisdiction.
Accountability under international law also poses serious problems when alien corporations are thrown into the mix.
119) With increasing global integration, however, the safety net of personal jurisdiction and other procedural safeguards may disappear, leaving alien corporations at the mercy of U.
corporation's extraterritorial abuses would be granted an opportunity for redress, but plaintiffs' ability to bring an action against alien corporations in U.
Although some commentators discount the possibility of judicial abuse because of the jurisdictional hurdles preventing alien corporations from being dragged into U.
MNCs without imposing similar restraints on alien corporations allows the latter greater access to developing markets.
ATCA-based tort attacks on alien corporations could be perceived by some countries as an attack on their sovereignty.
courts will now indiscriminately sanction alien corporations for their human rights abuses, the liberal approach of Filartiga and its progeny--cases that have found non-U.
The economic effects of extending private liability to alien corporations are beyond the scope of this Note.
However, the amendment does not affect non-FSC alien corporations that continue to be exempt from combined reporting.