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DOLE FOOD CO. v. PATRICKSON, 01-593

A corporation is an instrumentality of a foreign state under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 only if the foreign state itself owns a majority of the corporation's shares. Instrumentality status is determined at the time of the filing of a complaint.

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  • Decided 04/22/2003
  • Published 04/22/2003

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  • United States Supreme Court

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