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

Vincent F. Maher, Patrick Reville, George V. Priovolos

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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