The cases typically involve the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1990, also known as "The Klinghoffer Act," as well as the terrorism exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (the Flatow Amendment).
What does FSIA stand for?
FSIA stands for Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 8 other meanings of FSIA in our Acronym Attic
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- Future Store Initiative (Metro Group)
- Fluid-Structure Interaction - Structural Design
- Faridabad Small Industries Association (India)
- Fédération des Syndicats Interprofessionnels Autonomes (French: Interprofessional Autonomous Federation of Trade Unions)
- Fellow of the Securities Institute of Australia
- Financial Services Industry Association (Ireland)
- Food Safety Institute of the Americas (est. 2004; USDA)
- Footshock Stress-Induced Analgesia
- Free Software Industries Association (India)
- Financial Services, Insurance, and Banking
- Fire Support Interoperability Board
- Fantasy Sports Invitational Challenge
- Federal Services International Corporation (Colorado Springs, CO)
- Financial Services Innovation Center
- Financial Services Innovation Coalition (Washington, DC)
- Fire Service Installation Contractor (Hong Kong)
- Food Systems Innovation Center (UK)
- Forest Spatial Information Catalog (forest-related geospatial data portal; Center for International Forestry Research)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The section specifically declares that the Central Bank of Iran "is not immune" under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.
law to freeze the assets, the Journal reported, saying the lawyers cite the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act as a safeguard from seizure by litigants of the U.
Forinstance, the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act grants creditors the right to seize sovereigns' property in the United States though litigators can only seize property that "is or was used for the commercial activity upon which the claim is based" (Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act 1976).
The lawsuit comes under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA), a US law enacted in 1976.
The Holy See also tried to invoke the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976, but it was not allowed to by the Supreme Court.