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Entries in International Organizations Immunities (1)

Tuesday
May282019

SCOTUS News: Limits on immunity for Multilateral Development Banks should spur increased anti-corruption efforts

Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the protections in the International Organizations Immunities Act of 1945 (IOIA) against civil lawsuits in U.S. courts were not absolute. Instead, the immunity provided to international organizations -- including Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) -- was no greater than the immunity enjoyed by foreign governments under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.

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