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Jun 29, 2017

Guidance for Companies Picking a State for Operations in the U.S.

New District Court Opinion Discussing the Scope of Specific Jurisdiction After Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of San Francisco County,582 U.S. ____ (2017) – Wow, that was quick!» Read More

Jun 20, 2017

New U.S. Supreme Court Opinion Concerning Specific Jurisdiction in U.S. State Courts

The United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of San Francisco County, 582 U.S. ____ (2017).   Fortunately, the Supreme Court resisted the opportunity to revisit the limited scope of general jurisdiction discussed in Daimler AG v. Bauman, 571 U.S. _____ (2014), or to expand the existing grounds for specific jurisdiction.   It maintained its prior view of specific jurisdiction and required “a connection between the forum and the specific claims at issue.”  See the opinion here for more detail.» Read More

Jan 05, 2017

Foreign Companies (India) Establishing U.S. Subsidiaries – Some Jurisdictional Considerations (New Jersey)

The below post was co-authored by Steve Karg and Bob Gabrielski.

Last week, a first level appellate court in New Jersey issued an opinion for publication discussing the potential grounds for finding jurisdiction over a foreign parent corporation when its wholly-owned subsidiary has its principal place of business in New Jersey.  In FDASmart v. Dishman Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Limited, App.» Read More

Mar 25, 2015

Don’t Let Your United States Sweepstakes or Contest Promotion Land You in Hot Water

The post below is authored by Stuart J. Freedman, Esq.

Many businesses use promotions based on sweepstakes or contests to stir up customer interest and/or add names to their mailing/contact lists.  For the unwary, doing so can get you into a great deal of legal difficulty.» Read More

Feb 14, 2014

Gabrielski Presents Seminar on the Promises & Perils of International Business

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, in cooperation with The Somerset County Business Partnership, PNC Wealth Management, PNC Bank, and WithumSmith+Brown, PC, recently presented “Doing Business Internationally: Promises & Perils,” a panel-style breakfast seminar. Presenters included Robert C. Gabrielski, Member of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus; Michele Stacey, Vice-President of International Banking Group at PNC Bank; Jeffrey Placido, Director of Foreign Exchange for PNC Capital Markets; Kimberlee Phelan, Partner of WithumSmith+Brown; and Mike Kerwin, President of the Business Partnership.» Read More

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