Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Sovereign immunity http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: United States: Supreme Court Addresses Scope of Foreign Governments' Immunity to Discovery http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404046_text Sovereign immunity - The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 (FSIA) does not grant immunity to foreign governments from discovery proceedings in litigation over the execution of judgments. (Republic of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404046_text Global Legal Monitor: China; Hong Kong: Congo Assets Case Tests Sovereign Immunity http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402793_text Sovereign immunity - The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 (FSIA) does not grant immunity to foreign governments from discovery proceedings in litigation over the execution of judgments. (Republic of On August 26, 2011, China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee unanimously affirmed an earlier decision of a Hong Kong court, declaring that companies cannot sue sovereign states to recover assets. (Sovereign States Get Legal... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 01 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402793_text