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Q2 | 2021

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Arbitration. Compelling Arbitration. Fifth Circuit finds that, in determining diversity jurisdiction under the Federal Arbitration Act, a court should consider only the citizenship of the party seeking arbitration and the party resisting it, rather than "looking through" to all parties in the underlying proceedings.

USA - January 25 2022 Telesforo Aviles ("Aviles") worked for ADT, LLC ("ADT"), installing security systems in customers' homes. ADT discovered that…

Jacob M. Kaplan

Arbitration. Arbitrability. Federal Circuit finds that arbitrability should be determined by the arbitrator, and not the district court, where there was clear and unmistakable evidence of the parties' intent to delegate the issue to the arbitrator.

USA - January 25 2022 In 2007, Rohm Japan and Defendant MaxPower entered into a technology license agreement, which, as amended in 2011…

Jacob M. Kaplan

Personal Jurisdiction. Minimum Contacts. Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction, holding that running a website does not create the "minimum contacts" necessary to establish personal jurisdiction where website does not specifically target in-state consumers.

USA - January 25 2022 Plaintiffs Luv N' Care, Ltd. and Admar International, Inc. (collectively, "Plaintiffs") allege that Eastrock, LLC ("Eastrock")—a…

Jacob M. Kaplan

Service of Process. Personal Jurisdiction. District court dismisses claims against Bangladeshi airline because service was not properly effected according to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4 and because general jurisdiction was not sufficiently established by a branch office or advertisements in the state.

USA - January 25 2022 On March 12, 2018, a plane flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh to Kathmandu crashed upon touchdown, killing 51 of its 71 passenger…

Jacob M. Kaplan

Arbitration. Subpoenas. District court holds that Ukraine may not quash 25 non-party subpoenas because its interests in protecting the information sought did not outweigh the probative value of discovery.

USA - January 25 2022 In 2014, an international Arbitral Tribunal awarded PAO Tatneft ("Tatneft")—a publicly traded company organized under the laws of the Russian…

Jacob M. Kaplan