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Instrumentality

Notes issued by a federal agency whose obligations are guaranteed by the full-faith-and-credit of the government, even though the agency's responsibilities are not necessarily those of the US government.

Instrumentality

1. An agency that issues debt obligations guaranteed by the full-faith-and-credit of the U.S. government even though the agency is not part of the government itself. See also: Indirect government obligation.

2. The tools or means by which an organization or subset of that organization accomplishes its projects and goals.
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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.
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.
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.
Government or its agencies or instrumentalities or (ii) at the time of investment, rated Aaa by Moody's Investors Service, Inc.
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.