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Jurisdiction to Sue a Parent Company in the English Courts for the Actions of its Foreign Subsidiary. / Ahmed, Mukarrum.

In: Atâtôt - Revista Interdisciplinar de Direitos Humanos da UEG, Vol. 1, No. 2, 19.12.2020, p. 25-39.

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Ahmed M. Jurisdiction to Sue a Parent Company in the English Courts for the Actions of its Foreign Subsidiary. Atâtôt - Revista Interdisciplinar de Direitos Humanos da UEG. 2020 Dec 19;1(2):25-39.

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Ahmed, Mukarrum. / Jurisdiction to Sue a Parent Company in the English Courts for the Actions of its Foreign Subsidiary. In: Atâtôt - Revista Interdisciplinar de Direitos Humanos da UEG. 2020 ; Vol. 1, No. 2. pp. 25-39.

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