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Personal Jurisdiction

TweetIn our increasingly social media savvy age,this was bound to occur sooner or later–a recent federal district court decision entitled Lyons v. Rienzi & Sons, Inc. et al.,  09 CV 4253 (E.D.N.Y. 2012) grappled with the issue of whether a Facebook page can be considered a contact with New York for purposes of exercising long-arm […]


TweetRecently, a New York court wrestled with the issue of whether it can recognize foreign money judgments where it does not have personal jurisdiction over the defendant in the case entitled Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC v Saad Trading, 2012 NY Slip Op 22134 (N.Y. Sup. Ct, N.Y. Co. 5/15/12), Index No.: 652191/11. Plaintiff sought […]


TweetWhen do on-line transactions originating from out-of-state afford courts long-arm jurisdiction over a non-domiciliary defendant?  A New York court answered this question in the recent opinion, Deer Consumer Products, Inc. v. Little and John Does 1-10 and Seeking Alpha Ltd., Index No.: 650823/11, 2012 N.Y. Slip Op. 22021 (1/27/12, N.Y. Sup. Ct., New York Co., […]