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Chinese State Entities Claim 'Sovereign Immunity' in US Courts

Some Chinese state-owned entities, backed by the key government agency that oversees major state industrial companies, have adopted a controversial defense when they face U.S. lawsuits: You can't touch us because we enjoy sovereign immunity. Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), China's biggest state-owned aerospace and defense company, has used the strategy twice, while state-owned China National Building Materials Group Co. (CNBM), a state-owned building products...

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