Vol. 2 No. 4 (2015): Journal of Leadership and Management
Articles

Emerging Long Arm Jurisdiction: US Companies Engaged in Business in Foreign Venues and Foreign Companies Engaged in Business in US Venues

Vincent F. Maher
Professor Hagan School of Business, Iona College, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY10801, USA e-mail: vmaher@iona.edu
Patrick Reville
Department of Finance, Business Economics & Legal Studies, Hagan School of Business, Iona College, USA
George V. Priovolos
Department of Marketing and International Business, Hagan School of Business, Iona College, USA
Published June 26, 2015
How to Cite
Maher, V. F., Reville, P., & Priovolos, G. V. (2015). Emerging Long Arm Jurisdiction: US Companies Engaged in Business in Foreign Venues and Foreign Companies Engaged in Business in US Venues. Journal of Leadership and Management, 2(4). Retrieved from http://leadership.net.pl/JLM/article/view/70

Abstract

It has been a legal fact of life in the United States since the mid-1940s as post WWII business ventures expanded across state boundaries, that companies that undertake business endeavors in locations that are remote from where it is that they are incorporated or in distant or disparate locations from which they generate business income, can and should expect to be “hailed into court” in order to answer colorable legal concerns pertaining to their business and/or to its products and services. This form of personal jurisdiction is called long arm jurisdiction.

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