Decisions Discussed in This Issue
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District Court Finds Egyptian Holding Company of EgyptAir Airlines To Have Engaged in "Commercial Activity" in the U.S., But Dismisses Claim on FSIA Grounds Because the Claim Was Not "Based Upon" That Activity
District Court Applies "Fugitive Disentitlement Doctrine" To Bar Constitutional Due Process Challenge Brought by Non-U.S. Criminal Defendant Who Had Never Been Served Personal Jurisdiction/Forum Non Conveniens
District Court Stays Motion to Dismiss on Personal Jurisdiction Grounds and Orders Jurisdictional Discovery, Noting that Additional Facts About the Foreign Parent's Relationship with Its Domestic Subsidiary Could Establish Specific Jurisdiction over the Parent