Complex Litigation

SCOTUS Speaks on General Jurisdiction, Hague Service, and Arbitration Clauses

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Complex Litigation columnist Michael Hoenig writes: In case readers haven't noticed, the U.S. Supreme Court has been busy issuing recent rulings that can affect litigation practice. In the last month, the justices issued a significant decision rejecting general jurisdiction over a defendant in a state where that defendant was neither incorporated nor headquartered; held that service of process of a foreign defendant by mail is permitted by the terms of the Hague Service Convention, provided the foreign country has not objected to such service by mail; and ruled that a nursing home's arbitration agreement had to be enforced as preempting tort claims for injuries filed in Kentucky courts.

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