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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


Is a risk-based approach appropriate when regulating matters affecting our national security?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

Tuesday, 11 September 2001 is a day that all of us will remember. Indeed, it is a day that is hard to forget. In eastern USA, it was a clear


NAMA found to be a “public authority” for the purposes of the AIE Regulations
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 30 2015

In a recent judgment delivered by O'Donnell J, the Supreme Court held that the National Asset Management Agency ("NAMA") is obliged to respond to


Raising the roof reform likely to raise eyebrows
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2015

Since the Government published its Productivity Plan earlier this month, the more eye-catching proposals for planning reform have been the subject of


9th Circ. provides guidance on Federal Tort Claims Act
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Anyone having a business relationship with the U.S. Government who believes the Government or one of its representatives has acted, or failed to act


Spotlight on the Military Lending Act: did the final rule improve on the proposal?
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

On July 22, 2015, the Department of Defense ("Department") released its final rule amending the regulations that implement the Military Lending Act


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