Tag Archives: Jurisdiction

How to Count to 67%: CAFA Jurisdiction in the Ninth Circuit

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Ninth Circuit, addressing how to prove exceptions under CAFA, reminds us that removal under CAFA might be an invitation for extensive preliminary discovery battles, and prolonged motion practice. The following post highlights some procedural realities of finding … Continue reading

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Dutch Court OKs Petrobras Claim Jurisdiction Despite Brazilian Arbitration Clause

In a development with significant implications both for Petrobras investor claims and for the global pursuit of investor claims generally, a Dutch court has accepted jurisdiction for a securities fraud action filed in the Netherlands against Petrobras, and also ruled … Continue reading

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Court Discusses Jurisdiction of Distributees and the Doctrine of Laches in Probate Matter

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Geoffrey A. Hoffman: Pereira v. Sessions and the Right to Seek Voluntary Departure: Another Reason for the Wide Applicability of Pereira without the Need to Decide the Subject-Matter Jurisdiction Issue

Pereira v. Sessions and the Right to Seek Voluntary Departure: Another Reason for the Wide Applicability of Pereira without the Need to Decide the Subject-Matter Jurisdiction Issue Geoffrey A. Hoffman [*] Section 240B of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)… … Continue reading

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Consent to Jurisdiction in Business Litigation, According to One Court, Is Not the Same as Mandatory Forum Selection

When a company does business across state lines, it may need to consider questions about jurisdiction over various potential disputes. An extensive and complicated body of law addresses when and how courts may exercise personal jurisdiction over defendants. Many contracts … Continue reading

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