Case Watch: OBB Personenverkehr v. Sachs

On Friday, January 23, 2015, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in OBB Personenverkehr v. Sachs, Case No. 13-1067. The case presents two questions regarding the first clause of the commercial activity exception of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (“FSIA”), 28 U.S.C. § 1605(a)(2). First, how does a court determine whether […]

Case Watch: Balatresi v. Italian Cultural Consulate of L.A.

On December 5, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted the Italian Cultural Consulate’s motion to dismiss in Balatresi v. Italian Cultural Consulate of Los Angeles, Case No. 2:14-cv-990 (C.D. Cal.). Ms. Carla Balatresi, a driver/receptionist/clerk, sued the Italian Consulate alleging wrongful termination and age […]

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