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Unger and ors v Magyar Nemzeti Bank and ors, Trial court order, ILDC 1877 (US 2011), 807 FSupp2d 689 (ND Ill 2011), 18th May 2011, United States; Illinois; District Court for the Northern District of Illinois [ND Ill]

Whether United States federal courts had subject matter jurisdiction for claims based on a violation of the norms of treaties—whether the US was or was not a party—that were part of customary international law.

Whether the claims should be dismissed based on the doctrine of forum non conveniens, on the ground that the Hungarian courts would provide an available and adequate alternative forum.

Whether the central bank of Hungary was an agency or instrumentality of Hungary, immune from the jurisdiction of the courts of the US.

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