Hickenlooper Amendment

Hickenlooper Amendment

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1962, that cut off foreign aid to countries inimical to American business interests. Specifically, it prohibited recipients of foreign aid from passing discriminatory taxes, seizing assets or doing anything else that targeted American operations in their territories. The Amendment was passed in response to Cuban seizure of U.S.-owned sugar farms.
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section] 1605(a)(3), and the Second Hickenlooper Amendment, 22 U.
Mezerhane argues that the Second Hickenlooper Amendment exempts his takings case from the act of state doctrine.
Interpreting the Second Hickenlooper Amendment in FOGADE, we held that the Amendment overruled Sabbatino only to the extent that the latter held that the act of state doctrine would apply even when a foreign state had violated international law.
principles of international law' for purposes of the Second Hickenlooper Amendment.