Tag: personal jurisdiction

  • Case of the Day: National Asset Loan Management v. McCann

    The case of the day is National Asset Loan Management, Ltd. v. McCann (Pa. Super. Ct. 2015). NALM sued John McCann in the Irish High Court. McCann resided in Northern Ireland, so NALM sought to serve him with process via the Northern Ireland courts. When that failed, he obtained an order from the Irish courts […]

  • Case of the Day: In re Marriage of Lohman

    The case of the day is In re Marriage of Lohman (Colo. Ct. App. 2015). The wife was an Englishwoman. She and the husband married in Colorado in 1997, and they had a child the next year. In 2008, after the couple separated, the wife moved to England with the child, while the husband stayed […]

  • Case of the Day: Safra v. Palestinian Authority

    While I don’t generally write about personal jurisdiction cases, the irony in Safra v. Palestinian Authority (D.D.C. 2015), is too good to pass up, especially in light of the verdict in Sokolow v. Palestinian Authority yesterday. In Sokolow, the jury found that the Palestinian Authority was liable for more than $200 million to victims of […]

  • Case of the Day: Gliklad v. Bank Hapoalim B.M.

    We have a new guest-poster today, Aaron Simowitz, lecturer at Columbia Law School and previously an associate at Gibson Dunn. I have to say, it makes no sense to me to think that a judgment debtor could not be subject to the personal jurisdiction of a US court at least to the extent of the […]

  • Case of the Day: Sonera Holding BV v. Çukurova Holding AŞ

    The case of the day is Sonera Holding BV v. Çukurova Holding AŞ (2d Cir. 2014). This is the appeal from the judgment confirming a Swiss arbitral award in a case I considered in January 2013. From the earlier post: “The dispute arose out of a share purchase agreement requiring Çukurova to deliver to Sonera […]