TITLE

FOREIGN SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
International Law Update;Sep2010, Vol. 16, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff filed a suit against the Spanish government to regain possession of a painting that was allegedly confiscated from him. The Spanish government moved to dismiss the case under the basis of sovereign immunity. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit states that the expropriation exception of the Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act (FSIA) applies to the case in which Spain conducted commercial activities sin the U.S.
ACCESSION #
62524959

 

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