This survey reviews significant case law from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the Federal District Courts in New York, and the New York Court of Appeals decided from Aug. 1, 1997 through Aug. 1, 1998. Only those cases which overturned old law and/or broke new ground were included in this survey. Consequently, cases that simply reaffirmed previous decisions were not reported.

Table of Contents I. Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act II. Forum Non-Conveniens III. Immigration and Nationality Act IV. Quasi-In-Rem Jurisdiction and the Question of Due Process for Foreign Entities V. Warsaw Convention





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