Mondaq USA: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration > Sovereign Immunity: Public Sector Government
Foley Hoag LLP
In Maryland, unlike in some other states, the attorney general has historically required the governor's or legislature's express permission to undertake legal action against the federal government.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
In NL Industries, Inc. v. State, Docket No. 076550, decided on March 27, 2017, the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that the State of New Jersey's waiver of sovereign immunity for contribution claims...
McDermott Will & Emery
Addressing the application of the sovereign immunity defense under the 11th Amendment in the inter partes review (IPR) context, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) dismissed three IPR petitions.
BakerHostetler
The United States Supreme Court recently declined review of the First Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling that the University of Massachusetts Medical School was an "arm of the state,"...
Cozen O'Connor
Floods lead to costly claims for insurance companies. Unfortunately, subrogated insurers are frequently precluded from pursuing governmental entities that cause flooding...
BakerHostetler
The U.S. Congress overturned a veto by President Obama allowing families of the victims of September 11 to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts.
Carlton Fields
In a divided opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reversed a district court ruling that dismissed a case against the Czech Republic on jurisdictional grounds.
BakerHostetler
Over the past several decades, hundreds of countries have negotiated and signed over 3,000 investment treaties.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On June 17, the Texas Medical Board ("Board") filed a brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reiterating that the Board's rulemaking processes are protected under the state action immunity doctrine...
Orrick
We are pleased to announce the latest issue of The World in US Courts: Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law To Global Business and Cross-Border Activities.
Orrick
In Franklin California Tax-Free Trust, the US Supreme Court found that section 903(1) of the Bankruptcy Code preempts the Puerto Rico Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act (the "Recovery Act").
Proskauer Rose LLP
More than fifty years ago, the Supreme Court formalized the "state-action antitrust immunity" doctrine ─ a judge-made rule that certain state governmental conduct is immune from challenge under the federal antitrust laws.
BakerHostetler
Those doing business with foreign governments would be wise to adhere to the dictate of caveat venditor: seller beware.
Holland & Knight
A New Jersey Bankruptcy Court holds that, unless waived, the Bankruptcy Code does not abrogate sovereign immunity for Indian Tribes because Congress must make clear and unequivocal its intent to abrogate an Indian Nation's immunity.
Andrews Kurth LLP
On April 1, 2016, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in Houston Belt & Terminal Railway Co. v. City of Houston and Wasson Interests, Ltd. v. City of Jacksonville...
Butler Snow LLP
On March 7, 2016, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals joined its sibling circuits by affirming a ruling from the Southern District of Ohio...
Torys LLP
A U.S. court has ruled that a sovereign wealth fund is subject to U.S. securities fraud claims when U.S. investors rely on misrepresentations by the fund.
Reed Smith
On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court clarified the scope of "Yearsley immunity" – a form of derivative sovereign immunity available to qualifying government contractors – in its decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez.
Reed Smith
On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court clarified the scope of "Yearsley immunity" – a form of derivative sovereign immunity available to qualifying government contractors – in its decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez.
Holland & Knight
The public duty rule, which prevents individual citizens from suing public employees under most circumstances, largely overlaps the Illinois Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act...
Most Popular Recent Articles
BakerHostetler
The United States Supreme Court recently declined review of the First Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling that the University of Massachusetts Medical School was an "arm of the state,"...
Foley Hoag LLP
In Maryland, unlike in some other states, the attorney general has historically required the governor's or legislature's express permission to undertake legal action against the federal government.
BakerHostetler
Over the past several decades, hundreds of countries have negotiated and signed over 3,000 investment treaties.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
In NL Industries, Inc. v. State, Docket No. 076550, decided on March 27, 2017, the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that the State of New Jersey's waiver of sovereign immunity for contribution claims...
Holland & Knight
A New Jersey Bankruptcy Court holds that, unless waived, the Bankruptcy Code does not abrogate sovereign immunity for Indian Tribes because Congress must make clear and unequivocal its intent to abrogate an Indian Nation's immunity.
Proskauer Rose LLP
More than fifty years ago, the Supreme Court formalized the "state-action antitrust immunity" doctrine ─ a judge-made rule that certain state governmental conduct is immune from challenge under the federal antitrust laws.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On June 17, the Texas Medical Board ("Board") filed a brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reiterating that the Board's rulemaking processes are protected under the state action immunity doctrine...
Orrick
We are pleased to announce the latest issue of The World in US Courts: Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law To Global Business and Cross-Border Activities.
Cozen O'Connor
Floods lead to costly claims for insurance companies. Unfortunately, subrogated insurers are frequently precluded from pursuing governmental entities that cause flooding...
BakerHostetler
Those doing business with foreign governments would be wise to adhere to the dictate of caveat venditor: seller beware.
Article Search Using Filters
Related Topics
Mondaq Advice Center (MACs)
Popular Authors
Popular Contributors
Up-coming Events Search
Tools
Font Size:
Translation
Channels
Mondaq on Twitter
Partners
In association with