Topic: Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

Doing Business in China: Need-to-Know from JD Supra

From online privacy, to revised labor laws, to health care considerations, and more … here’s a roundup of recent legal advisories covering a broad range of issues on doing business in the People’s Republic of China. For your reference: Privacy in China: New Rule to Protect Personal Information (Dechert LLP): “The Standing Committee of the… Read more »

Lawsuit Against Government of Kenya Dismissed on Sovereign Immunity Grounds

The outcome of Community Finance Group’s lawsuit against the Republic of Kenya over a failed purchase of Kenyan gold provides a valuable lesson in the challenges of conducting business with sovereign powers. From law firm Cadwalader: “The business transaction was either not papered or was papered without a waiver of sovereign immunity. Nor, apparently, did… Read more »