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Case of the Day: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. v. Holloway Motor Cars of Manchester

The case of the day is Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. v. Holloway Motor Cars of Manchester, LLC (N.H. 2014). Several automobile dealers, including Holloway, filed a protest with the New Hampshire Motor Vehicle Industry Board, alleging that Mahindra & Mahindra, a car manufacturer in Mumbai, had violated a New Hampshire statute by wrongfully terminating an exclusive distribution agreement with Global Vehicles U.S.A., Inc., a firm which, in turn, had contracted with the dealers for the right to sell Mahindra & Mahindra cars. The Board is an administrative agency of the New Hampshire government. It has adopted rules of procedure to govern adjudicative cases. The Board entered a default judgment, and Mahindra appealed to the Superior Court, claiming that it had never properly been served with process.
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