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Contracting with governments: pitfalls, arbitration, sovereign immunity and enforcement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Iraq
  • October 9 2018

Entering into a contract with an entity owned or controlled by the state poses unique challenges not faced when dealing with a private commercial

The ASBCA Imposes Conditions on Raising Excusable Delay as an Affirmative Defense to Default Termination
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2018

A recent decision by the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals underscores the importance of timely filing a certified claim for excusable delay

No sovereign immunity for Ukraine against investment treaty award creditor
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Ukraine, United Kingdom, Global
  • October 1 2018

Ukraine’s recent attempt to resist enforcement of an ICSID award on sovereign immunity grounds has failed. Most importantly, the decision confirms

Weekly Tax Highlights - 28 September 2018
  • Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • September 28 2018

On 26 September 2018 Australia deposited its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals holds sovereign immunity bars CERCLA action against state agencies and universities
  • Phillips Lytle LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2018

Earlier this month, the Fifth Circuit held that sovereign immunity protected a number of state agencies and universities from Comprehensive

Tribes Are Not “Immune” From Loss: Start Managing Risk Now
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2018

When a Tribe thinks about risk management and insurance, it may first wonder whether it really needs to worry about it because of its unique defense

Tribal Sovereign Immunity Does Not Bar IPRs
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2018

The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB's decision that tribal sovereign immunity did not bar IPRs against patents owned by the Saint Regis Mohawk tribe

Challenge to John Doe Summonses Fails on Sovereign Immunity Grounds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2018

On July 5, 2018, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a decision by the Eastern District of Michigan, which had dismissed a challenge to the IRS’s use of John

Federal Circuit Affirms Tribal Sovereign Immunity Does Not Apply to IPR
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

The Federal Circuit recently affirmed the PTAB’s decision that tribal immunity cannot be asserted in an IPR (Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharma

District Court denies service provider’s motion to dismiss on several grounds, rules Bureau’s structure is constitutional
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

On August 3,the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana denied a Texas-based service provider’s motion to dismiss a suit brought by the CFPB