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Terrorism exception. D.C. Circuit holds that abusive conduct allegedly inflicted by Iran before Iranian émigrés became U.S. nationals does not fall within the FSIA's terrorism exception to sovereign immunity.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Iran, USA
  • July 30 2015

Plaintiffs, three Iranian émigré siblings and the estate of their deceased brother, brought suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of


Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. Takings. Eleventh Circuit affirms finding that district court lacks subject matter jurisdiction over foreign national's claims that his home government wrongfully seized his property.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA, Venezuela
  • July 30 2015

Plaintiff, a Venezuelan entrepreneur, sued the Republic of Venezuela and several Venezuelan governmental agencies in the U.S. District Court for the


Personal jurisdiction. District court dismisses terrorism case against the Palestinian Authority for lack of personal jurisdiction.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

On April 24, 2011, Palestinian Authority ("PA") security forces allegedly shot and killed Ben-Yosef Livnat and injured five others while Livnat, his


Let’s talk shop retail claims update - summer 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

There has been recent speculation that damages for failing to provide sun protection to employees working outside could be the next ‘big thing’ if an


Ilott v Mitson breaking news: Court of Appeal says don’t ignore state benefits
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

The Court of Appeal has decided a vitally important question of law under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. Lady


Right to marry but not to work? Pennsylvania Catholic School terminates gay married teacher
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

Last month, Waldron Mercy Academy, a K-8 Catholic school located in Merion, Pennsylvania, fired Margie Winters from her position as Director of


Jacobs v. Ottawa (City) Police Service
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2015

The applicant constable contested the standard of proof under the Police Services Act, arguing the applicable standard of proof was "clear and


Northern Securities Inc. v. Ontario (Securities Commission)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2015

Appeal from Ontario Securities Commission decision upholding finding of conduct unbecoming a registrant by the Investment Industry Regulatory


Domestic disturbances between schools and their alumni associations
  • Bowditch & Dewey
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

In an ideal world, a school and its alumni association work together to foster the best interests of the students. However, in some cases, the school


Appeal dismissed - 23 July 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2015

On appeal from a judgment of the Québec Court of Appeal (2013 QCCA 1650), setting aside a decision of the Québec Human Rights Tribunal (2010 QCTDP