And what would be his prospects
if he had?
“Old Dominion University's Kurt Taylor Gaubatz, an international law expert quoted by Reuters, is a little less ambiguous, saying "Coming out of your bathroom stark naked and attacking a chambermaid probably doesn't qualify [as an official act]."
But there's also the question of whether DSK actually has regular diplomatic immunity through the IMF, which is considered a specialized agency of the United Nations. Stangely, the U.S.-U.N. headquarters agreement, according to Hollis, seems to indicate that countries' representatives to the IMF are entitled to immunity while the Managing Director, who is higher ranking in the organization, but doesn't represent any sovereign state, may not. “
Here's another site:
In summary DSK would need more lawyers . . .
“In a possible setback to Dominique Strauss-Kahn's defense, the IMF said in a statement that its managing director will not enjoy diplomatic immunity in the sexual assault case against him.
"The (managing director's) immunities are limited and are not applicable to this case," said William Murray, an IMF spokesman.”
Note the published date . . .