Norton Rose Fulbright | USA | 14 Oct 2021
This past year, most in-house counsel have wrestled with significant disruption, distractions and lack of time. It has proved difficult for many to stay on top of legal developments. This article offers summaries of the most significant recent international arbitration law developments in the United States.
Loeb & Loeb LLP | USA | 8 Sep 2021
Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of copyright infringement claims against Texas A&M University on sovereign immunity grounds, but holds that…
Gan Partnership | Malaysia | 6 Jul 2021
The Court of Appeal recently set aside a high court decision concerning a US embassy employee's dismissal. It is still a matter open to argument before the courts as to whether a dismissal of an employee by a state amounts to a sovereign act (jure imperii) or private act (jure gestionis). However, it will be a significant development in industrial law jurisprudence to see what the factors are......
Stephen Jagusch QC and Odysseas Repousis
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
Quick reference guide enabling side-by-side comparison of local insights into sovereign immunity issues, including in each jurisdiction the concept of sovereign immunity, its legal basis and the role of international treaties; jurisdictional immunity and the domestic law governing its scope; exceptions to sovereign immunity; proceedings against state enterprises or similar entities; interim, injunctive and final relief; service of process; judgment in absence of state participation; immunity from enforcement; applicability of debt collection statutes and the enforcement sections of civil procedure codes; property or assets typically subject to enforcement or execution; tests for enforcement; service of arbitration awards or judgments; the history of enforcement proceedings against states; public databases of states’ assets; court competency; treatment of international organisations; and recent trends.