London Court Says Saudi Princes Not Immune from UK Law

Jeremy Hodges reports for Bloomberg:

Two Saudi Arabian princes lost an attempt to use sovereign immunity to keep private details of their dispute in the U.K. with a Jordanian businessmen over a jointly controlled company.

Neither Prince Abdulaziz bin Mishal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud or his father Prince Mishal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud “can properly be regarded as members of King Abdullah’s family forming part of his household,” Judge Geoffrey Vos in London said, referring to the Saudi monarch in his ruling refusing to grant the request.

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