The principles of jurisdiction and venue are paramount when determining not only where a proceeding will be conducted, but also which particular laws will govern the proceeding. Typically, contracting parties attempt to resolve jurisdiction and venue issues by including an exclusive jurisdiction and/or forum selection clause within a contract.
Amended CPLR 503(a): “Extra Butter” Sneakerheads Must Defend Alleged Theft of Yeezys, and Other Fly Kicks, in New York County
By Farrell Fritz P.C. on
Posted in Pleadings
It has been almost one year since the New York legislature amended CPLR 503(a) to provide for venue in “the county in which a substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim occurred.” Yet a recent decision by Commercial Division Justice Andrea Masley shows that some practitioners have either forgotten about…