California Dep't of Water v. Powerex Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 20185
No(s). 06-15285 (9th Cir. Jul 22, 2008)

The Ninth Circuit held that a Canadian corporation that markets and distributes electric power in the United States is a "foreign state" within the meaning of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 and, therefore, is entitled to a federal bench trial in a case alleging it had "manipulated the ...