In the arbitral case maria v altmann, francis gutmann, trevor mantle, and george bentley, all represented by e randol schoenberg pa burris & schoenberg, llp the republic of austria acquired ownership of the paintings by gustav klimt, adele bloch-bauer i,. Facts of the case maria altmann learned that the valuable artwork owned by her uncle had been either seized by the nazi's or taken by austria after world war ii. Altmann v republic of austria, 142 f supp 2d 1187 (cd cal 2001) case opinion from the us district court for the central district of california. No 03-13 in the supreme court of the united states _____ on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit 184757 a ((800) 274-3321 • (800) 359-6859the republic of austria, a foreign state, and the austrian gallery.
Republic of austria et al v altmann certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit no 03-13 argued february 25, 2004—decided june 7, 2004. The defendants (petitioners here) — the republic of austria and the austrian gallery (gallery), an instrumentality of the republic — filed a motion to dismiss the complaint asserting, among other defenses, a claim of sovereign immunity. Republic of austria et al v altmann certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit no 03—13 this case is not controlled by landgraf v usi film products, 511 us 244 in describing the general presumption against retroactive application of a statute,.
The exhibit at lamoth includes archival images of the schoenberg and altmann families and memorabilia related to the supreme court case, the republic of austria v altmann also on exhibit is a video featuring interviews with randy schoenberg about his work with maria altmann on the case and his portrayal by ryan reynolds in the film woman in. Republic of austria v altmann 541 us 677 (2004) procedural history: appealing the affirmation of a denial of a motion to dismiss action to determine rightful ownership of art. The united states supreme court decided republic of austria v altmann , 5 a landmark case in nazi looted-art litigation, a subset of holocaust reparations litigation. Of sovereign immunity through national decisions lori fisler damrosch abstract the international law of sovereign immunity derives from state practice embodied in national judicial decisions and see, eg, republic of austria v altmann, 541 us 677, 688–91 (2004. Cases altmann v republic of austria 142 f supp 2d 1187 (cd cal 2001) 3, 4, 9 carl marks & co v union of soviet socialist republics 841 f2d 26 (2d cir 1988) cert denied, 487 us 1219 (1988) 6, 8 corzo v banco central de reserva del peru 243 f3d 519 (9th cir 2001) 11.
See altmann v republic of austria, 142 fsupp2d 1187 (9th cir2002) republic of austria v altmann, ___ us ___, 124 sct 2240, 159 led2d 1 (2004) a the district court opinion the supreme court merely notes that it would consider such an argument in an appropriate case the motion to dismiss is denied v alternative motion. Maria v altmann a native of austria, a united states citizen since 1945, and a resident of california since 1942 filed suit in the us district court for the central. Case concerning republic of australia v altmann 541 us 677 (2004) facts a filed in the united states court of appeals 9th circuit b in 1998 an austrian journalist who had been granted access to the austrian gallery’s.
The republic of austria, a foreign state, v maria v altmann, respondent reply brief counsel of record scott p cooper charles s sims jonathan e rich proskauer rose llp 2049 century park east suite 3200 federal cases abrams v société nationale des chemins de fer français. Republic of austria v altmann , 541 us 677 (2004),  was a case in which the supreme court of the united states held that the foreign sovereign immunities act , or fsia, applies retroactively. Opati v republic of sudan pending petition linked with: 17-1236 republic of sudan v opati docket no op below consistent with the supreme court’s decision in republic of austria v altmann, the foreign sovereign immunities act applies the solicitor general is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the. “[w]hether, and if so how, the united states supreme court’s decision in republic of austria v altmann , 541 us ___ (june 7, 2004) is relevant to the issue of subject matter jurisdiction in this.
Republic of austria v altmann , 541 us 677 (2004),  was a case in which the supreme court of the united states held that the foreign sovereign immunities act , or fsia, applies retroactively. Maria v altmann, et al v the republic of austria 13 ad hoc – uncitral c c award of 8 november 2005 66 international chamber of commerce (icc) c case no 10377 of 2002, final award 72 c case no 10904 of 2002, final award on jurisdiction 95 c legal department of the ministry of justice of the republic of iraq v fincantieri. Did republic of austria v altmann revive state department suggestions of foreign sovereign immunity mark j chorazak introduction republic of austria v altmann, the supreme court disagreed and conflicting interpretations of the fsia within the case law before introducing altmann. This was the beginning of schoenberg’s interest in art restitution cases and his relationship with altmann, who he got to know well in the eight years that the case (the republic of austria v.