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U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Limit Jurisdiction for Suits against Foreign Suppliers
Posted on 19 Jul 2011 by johnlwatkins

By John L. Watkins, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP On June 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued two decisions that limit the ability of U.S. courts to assert jurisdiction against foreign manufacturers if their contacts... Read More

Second Circuit Finds Mid-Case Default Forfeits Defendants' Right to Appeal
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

Second Circuit Finds Mid-Case Default Forfeits Defendants' Right to Appeal from Rulings That Statute Creates a Cause of Action and that Personal Jurisdiction Was Present; Remands for Reconsideration of Remedy By Louis M. Solomon In cases where... Read More

Personal Jurisdiction Exists Only Where Venue Proper; Claim Against Bank of China Severed and Transferred To S.D.N.Y.
Posted on 31 Aug 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Wultz v. Islamic Republic of Iran , 08-cv-1460 (RCL) (D.D.C. Jan. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], is the opinion on reconsideration of an earlier decision, which we posted on because of its rulings... Read More

9th Circuit Denies Rehearing in Bauman v. DaimlerChrysler
Posted on 21 Nov 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

Finding Personal Jurisdiction by Imputation and Watering Down "Agency" Test for Finding Jurisdiction, Say 8th Circuit Judges Who Would Grant Rehearing En Banc By Louis M. Solomon Bauman, et al. v. DaimlerChrysler, et al., No... Read More

District Court Avoids Testing Common Law Sovereign Immunity
Posted on 18 Aug 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

Defense Remanded by the Second Circuit But Dismisses the Claims on Personal Jurisdiction Grounds Instead By Louis M. Solomon Carpenter v. Republic of Chile, et al. , 07-CV-5290 (JS)(ETB) (E.D.N.Y. June 2011) [ enhanced version available to... Read More

Supreme Court Rules on Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction over Foreign Companies
Posted on 7 Jul 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

View Media On June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States issued opinions in Goodyear Luxembourg Tires v. Brown , 564 U.S. ___ [1] , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free... Read More