OBB Personenverkehr

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 […]

October 14, 2015

Case Watch: OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs

On October 5, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs, Case No. 13-1067. The parties had briefed two questions: (1) how does a court determine whether an entity constitutes an “agent” of a foreign […]

January 26, 2015

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 […]

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