Entries by Charles Kotuby

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Procedural Issue in Case Regarding Nazi Stolen Pissarro Work

The federal courts of appeal are split over whether state or federal law governs claims brought under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, which waives sovereign immunity for foreign entities in certain cases. Sometimes, this is an outcome-determinative question. In the case of Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, the heirs of a Holocaust survivor are seeking to […]