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Recent Developments in State Immunity: A Comparative Perspective

27th January 2010

What is this event about?

This seminar will discuss current issues relating to the concept of state immunity in civil proceedings, such as the exceptions to immunity for commercial activities, the status of sovereign funds and the issue of enforcement of foreign judgments obtained against foreign states. The speakers will mostly focus their discussion on a comparison of practices between US and UK proceedings, highlighting the differences and similarities through recent cases of interest.

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