MOL, Inc. v. Peoples Republic of Bangladesh

ELR Citation: ELR 20656
No(s). 83-4094 (9th Cir. Jul 3, 1984)

The court holds that under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) a foreign nation is immune from suit for breach of contract for terminating a license for export of wildlife. The court first notes that sovereign immunity is jurisdictional and must be considered by the court even if not raised ...