Commercial Division UpdateGeorge Bundy Smith and Thomas J. Hall , New York Law Journal
Personal Jurisdiction Based on Digital Presence
In their Commercial Division Update, George Bundy Smith and Thomas J. Hall write: Reacting to the rapid expansion of digital transactions, the Commercial Division has creatively interpreted New York's long-arm statute when considering a party's digital presence in New York. While a defendant's digital communications may now be a plaintiff's ticket to access New York courts, the Commercial Division may not permit a plaintiff to take advantage of this interpretation as a means to manufacture jurisdiction.
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