Decisions Discussed in This Issue
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District Court Finds New York Not an Inconvenient Forum for Enforcement of U.K. Arbitration Award Against Chinese Bank where Plaintiff's Choice Entitled to Deference and No Public or Private Interests Made Litigation Unfair or Inappropriate
District Court Finds Specific Personal Jurisdiction over Nonresident Because He Was a Corporate Officer and Sole Shareholder of company Registered To Do business in New York, and Allegedly Was a Central Figure in the Claim
District Court Finds No Personal Jurisdiction Over Brazilian Company that Installed Equipment on U.S.-Flagged Ship in Brazilian Waters, Even Though Installation Could Give Rise to Patent Infringement Claim
Court of Appeals Finds Spanish and Mexican Companies Having No Relevant Contacts with the Forum Not Subject to Personal Jurisdiction in Case Claiming They Were Responsible for Injuries Suffered by Plaintiff While on Vacation
District Court Finds No Personal Jurisdiction over Alleged Indemnitors Where Contract of Indemnification Was Neither Negotiated Nor Signed in New York and Required No Payments or Other Actions In New York