X v Saudi Arabia, Appeal judgment, ILDC 2627 (DE 2016), VII ZR 150/15, BGHZ 209, 290, MDR 2016, 903, 24th March 2016, Germany; Federal Court of Justice [BGH]
Whether negotiations and other actions undertaken prior to a contract concluded with a government agency formed part of the exception to state immunity for commercial transactions.
Whether the exception to state immunity for commercial transactions required a preliminary decision on the attribution of these transactions to the foreign state in question.
Whether national courts could assert jurisdiction based on the principle of territoriality of immovable property despite the fact that the plot of land in question was subject to immunity from enforcement.
Whether an undeveloped plot of land, which might be intended for the extension of a foreign school abroad, was subject to immunity from enforcement.