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Victory Transport, Inc. v. Comisaría General
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
336 F.2d 354 (1964)
The Comisaría General of Spain (defendant) was a branch of the Spanish Ministry of Commerce. The Comisaría General chartered a vessel owned by Victory Transport, Inc. (plaintiff) to ship wheat purchased in the United States to Spain. Victory sued the Comisaría General for breach of contract. The Comisaría General claimed that as an arm of the Spanish government it had sovereign immunity. The district court held that the Comisaría General did not have sovereign immunity. The Comisaría General appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Smith, J.)
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