Unlike the Philippines in Pimentel, Bank Melli is not protected by sovereign immunity in this proceeding, because, as discussed above, Congress has abrogated the immunity of instrumentalities
of terrorist parties in collection actions.
law did not respect the separate juridical identities of different agencies or instrumentalities
, it might encourage foreign jurisdictions to disregard the juridical divisions between different U.
Maryland and other cases to argue for the "longstanding rule that property of the United States, its agencies and its instrumentalities
is constitutionally immune from taxation absent express congressional consent to the contrary.
Thus, in implicitly concluding that the [Petitioner] was an 'agency or instrumentality' of the Republic of Iran within the meaning of Section 1610(b), the Ninth Circuit either mistakenly relied on a concession by Respondent that could not possibly bind Petitioner, or else erroneously presumed that there was no relevant distinction between a foreign state and its agencies or instrumentalities
for purposes of that subsection.
government and certain agencies and instrumentalities
, as well as collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) collateralized by these securities.
The only issue here is whether the defendant banks are agencies or instrumentalities
of the Korean government.
In a letter to Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Schmidt noted that it is the experience of ISA members that state instrumentalities
account for about 1/6 of all reported copyright infringements.
The District Court disagreed and held that the DSCs did not qualify as foreign state instrumentalities
Government or its agencies or instrumentalities
or (ii) at the time of investment, rated Aaa by Moody's Investors Service, Inc.
Cite) Because Argentina signed the New York and Panama Conventions, it has waived protections of the FSIA for their instrumentalities
Government, or any of its agencies or instrumentalities
, and in repurchase agreements backed by such securities.
The Pool's eligible investments include obligations of the United States government and its agencies and instrumentalities
, fully collateralized direct repurchase agreements, commercial paper, certificates of deposit, and no-load money market funds.