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Aug 02, 2010

REWIND: International Business News #4

  • Korea Firm Courts Harrah’s for Cambodia Angkor Casino.  Korean development firm, Intercity Group, has invited Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and MGM Resorts International, two of the world’s largest casino owners, to the site of the new Cambodia Angkor Casino. Intercity’s vice president, James Cho, said he would like to present Harrah’s and MGM with management operations deals. The casino will offer an alternative to the more established centers, such as those in Singapore and Macau.
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May 26, 2010

Benefit of Filing First in a Foreign Jurisdiction May Not Belong to the Swift

For a foreign litigant, filing a complaint in its home country may be cost effective and convenient. In doing so, however, it is critical that the foreign court chosen by the litigant has personal jurisdiction of the defendant. Failure of personal jurisdiction may result in judgments being unenforceable in the United States.  Our due process clause requires at least minimum contacts with the forum state sufficient that the exercise of personal jurisdiction does not offend notions of fair play and substantial justice.» Read More