Aenergy v. Republic of Angola

Second Circuit Holds that Forum Non Conveniens Applies Under the FSIA

In Aenergy, S.A. v. Republic of Angola, the Second Circuit held that the standard doctrine of forum non conveniens applies to suits against foreign states under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA). This holding is consistent with what the D.C. Circuit has said about forum non conveniens in FSIA cases. The Second Circuit’s decision would likely…

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