U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

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Eighth Circuit denies interlocutory review and petition for writ of mandamus of district court decision allowing thousands of Peruvian nationals to sue American companies in federal court under Missouri law for alleged environmental damage in Peru

June 04, 2019

U.S. Chamber and Missouri Chamber file amicus brief

January 14, 2019

The U.S. Chamber and Missouri Chamber filed an amicus brief arguing that the Eighth Circuit should review the district court decision permitting mass actions brought against American companies by thousands of Peruvian nationals concerning injuries allegedly caused in Peru by Peruvian subsidiary subject to Peruvian regulation to proceed in federal district court in St. Louis, and applying Missouri law instead of Peruvian law.

Patrick N. Strawbridge of Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC served as co-counsel for the amici.

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