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BVerfG, Beschluss vom 30.04.1963 - 2 BvM 1/62, Cologne-based company v Iran, Decision of the Federal Constitutional Court in norm verification procedure, 2 BvM 1/62, BVerfGE 16, 27, ILDC 3307 (DE 1963), (1972) ILR 45, 57, (1965) AJIL 59, 654, NJW 1963, 1732, JZ 64, 171, AVR 11, 349, ZaöRV 24, 292, BeckRS 9998, 114157, 30th April 1963, Germany; Constitutional Court [BVerfG]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 December 2022

Whether there was a rule of customary international law granting states immunity from jurisdiction for commercial activities performed on the territory of the forum state.

Whether the nature or purpose of the debated act was decisive for distinguishing between sovereign and commercial activities.

Whether the qualification of activities as sovereign or commercial was usually to be made with reference to national law standards.

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