Unformatted text preview: (a) The primary purpose of a tariff is to protect domestic industry II) Jurisdiction over Foreign governments A) Act of State Doctrine and Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity 1) General Rule – a foreign government is immune from suit in the US (a) Exception: (i) Public Activities vs. Commercial Activities (A)Public Activities – activities that only a government can engage in (tax). The government can’t be sued. (B) Commercial Activities – commercial transactions. The government can be sued....
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course BSL 212 taught by Professor Guzzi during the Spring '07 term at University of Miami.
- Spring '07