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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA)

Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA)

Definition

Enacted by the United States Congress in 1976 and accords federal courts jurisdiction over cases against foreign states. Section 1604 of FSIA provides those states with immunity unless one of several statutorily defined exceptions applies.

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