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Tag Archives: foreign sovereign immunity

Second Circuit — Foreign Sovereign Immunity: USAA Casualty Ins. Co. v. Permanent Mission, et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Foreign Sovereign Immunity Tortious Activity Exception USAA Casualty Ins. Co. v. Permanent Mission, et al. 10-4892-cv Judges Cabranes and Wesley   Background: The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Namibia to the United Nations ...

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Second Circuit — Foreign Sovereign Immunity: NML Capital Ltd. v. Republic of Argentina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Foreign Sovereign Immunity Commercial Use Exception NML Capital Ltd. v. Republic of Argentina 10-4450-cv(L) Judges Jacobs, Cabranes and Wesley Background: The defendant appealed from an order granting and confirming the attachment of ...

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Second Circuit — Foreign Sovereign Immunity: Doe v. Bin Laden

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Foreign Sovereign Immunity Noncommercial Tort Exception Doe v. Bin Laden 09-4958-cv Judges Kearse, Calabresi, Wesley Background: The plaintiff filed suit as the executor of the estate and personal representative of his wife ...

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Foreign Sovereign Immunity: Mortimer Off Shore Services Ltd. v. The Federal Republic of Germany

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Foreign Sovereign Immunity Mortimer Off Shore Services Ltd. v. The Federal Republic of Germany 09-1783-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: Plaintiff Mortimer Off Shore Services Ltd. appeals from the judgment ...

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Foreign Sovereign Immunity: Guirlando v. T.C. Ziraat Bankasi A.S.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Foreign Sovereign Immunity Commercial Activities Guirlando v. T.C. Ziraat Bankasi A.S. 09-0478-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The plaintiff appeals from a judgment dismissing her claims against defendant T.C. Ziraat ...

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Subject Matter Jurisdiction: Anglo-Iberia Underwriting Management Co. v. Lodderhose

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Subject Matter Jurisdiction Foreign Sovereign Immunity Anglo-Iberia Underwriting Management Co. v. Lodderhose 08-2666-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The plaintiffs appeal from an order of the U.S. District Court for ...

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