U.S. Supreme Court

Volume 31 - Issue 1

A Revised Take on the Immunity of International Organizations in U.S. Courts: Jam v. International Finance Corporation

By Colin Trundle, Staff Member Introduction In a recent decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled international organizations possess only the same sovereign immunity that foreign governments enjoy under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA).[1] This ruling undoubtedly impacts all international organizations that operate in the United States. Procedural Posture The Defendant, International Finance Corporation…

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