International Litigation Update: Second Circuit Clarifies Rules Governing Extraterritorial Application of RICO and Definition of “Foreign State” Under Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

In a series of recent decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court has sought to restrict plaintiffs’ ability to apply U.S. law to, and to bring claims in the U.S. courts based on, extraterritorial conduct. In Morrison v. National Australian Bank, the Court…
By: King & Spalding