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FSIA Immunity Found In Suit Against Germany; Neither Commercial Activity Nor Takings Exceptions Applies To Real Property Located in Germany

By Louis M. Solomon Hammerstein v. The Federal Republic of Germany , 09-CV-443 (ARR)(RLM) (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], dismisses for want of subject matter jurisdiction claims asserted against Germany. Plaintiff fought over the right to own the property...

Stanley W. Elkind on New Developments Relating to Piercing the Corporate Veil in Canada: Choc v Hudbay Minerals Inc., 2013 ONSC 1414

by Stanley W. Elkind The idea of a corporation being an independent legal personality, distinct from its shareholders and directors, has been entrenched as a fundamental aspect of corporate law since the late 1800's with a case called Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd [1897] AC 22. This decision...