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NML Capital and Argentina: Ghanaian court rejects Argentina’s sovereign immunity challenge and NML Capital targets second vessel in South Africa

On 25 October, News agencies reported that a second Argentine navy vessel has been targeted by NML Capital, this time in South Africa. This followed the news on 11 October 2012, that the Ghanaian Commercial Court in Accra rejected a … Continue reading

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The ICJ firmly upholds principles of sovereign immunity in its recent judgment in the case of Germany v Italy

On 3 February 2012, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) gave judgment in favour of Germany in respect of proceedings against Italy alleging violations of sovereign immunity.  Sovereign immunity is one of the fundamental principles of international law, providing that … Continue reading

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