United States Second Circuit

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NML Capital, Ltd. v. Republic of Argentina, 10-4450

A judgment granting and confirming attachment and restraining orders against a bank account owned by an instrumentality of the Republic of Argentina is affirmed, where the Republic's payment of the purchase price of commercial goods to a seller on behalf of a third party recipient constituted a "commercial activity" under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, and so the funds were subject to attachment pursuant to 28 USC section 1610.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/30/2012
  • Published 03/30/2012


  • Jose A. Cabranes


  • United States Second Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Matthew D. McGill, Jonathan I. Blackman