foreign sovereign

October 26, 2016

Case Watch: Stati v. Kazakhstan

On August 5, 2016, in Stati v. Kazakhstan, 1:14cv1638 (D.D.C.), the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion finding jurisdiction in a case involving an arbitration award, but staying the proceeding pending final resolution of the […]

February 15, 2016

Case Watch: Box v. Dallas Mexican Consulate General

On August 19, 2015, in Box v. Dallas Mexican Consulate General, Case No. 14-10744, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the district court’s order granting the Consulate’s Rule 59(e) motion to reconsider a default judgment and […]

December 7, 2015

Case Watch: OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs

On December 1, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs, 577 U.S. ___ (2015). Chief Justice Roberts delivered the opinion for the Court, which held that Ms. Sachs’ personal injury case was barred by […]

January 8, 2015

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 […]

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