Court Permits Non-Sovereign to Invoke Sovereign Immunity Defense of Absent, Defaulting Non-U.S. Sovereign

By Louis M. Solomon First Investment Corp of the Marshall Islands v. Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, Ltd. et al. , Civil Action No. 09-3663 (E.D. La. June 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], addresses the interesting international practice question under what circumstances...