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Michael, the diplomat is immune from British law, but must still follow U.S. law. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diplomatic_immunity A British citizen can sue a U.S. diplomat, but must do so under U.S. laws. As for the criminal prosecution, most if not all DUI statutes say that the crime must take place in a certain jurisdiction to be prosecuted by a U.S. ...


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There's been recent publicity about an American diplomat in Britain responsible for a car accident that killed someone. She claimed diplomatic immunity and left the country. Could the victim's family sue her in an American court? They could sue, but the case would probably be summarily dismissed, often one of the following two grounds: (1) related ...


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Ironically if you're from a country outside the 'acceptable' list then you're breaking the law no matter what you do... Australia, even the US are now NOT on that list (as safe harbor is now not compliant, either is new cloud act) From what our latest advice is: if you are US or AU company there is NOTHING you can do to be compliant.


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(Preliminary remark: Your "question" contains at least six questions, half of which are so broad that you might be better served by studying some introductory material on international law.) (Re ¶1) International law is "the legal system governing the relationships between countries; more modernly, the law of international relations, embracing not only ...


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If a country were to hypothetically set the length of time for a copyright to expire (and thus enter the public domain) to one second, does that make it legal to freely distribute any work of art produced in any other country at any time, within the borders of that country? If in your example you assume the country is not subject to any treaty obligations ...


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A company (or any other person) must comply with all relevant law This is no different from the problem faced by a single jurisdiction operation (like your local coffee shop): what laws apply to me? It’s just multiplied by the number of jurisdictions they operate across: what laws apply to me here? Your hypothetical UK company must copy with applicable UK ...


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