Forum-selection clauses were once widely disfavored by many courts on the theory that such provisions operated to improperly divest the court of jurisdiction. But now, it is well-recognized that parties to a contract may freely select a forum of their choosing to resolve a dispute arising from that contract. In fact, forum-selection clauses are now
Personal Jurisdiction Over Japanese Airplane Entities Does Not Fly in New York County
By Farrell Fritz P.C. on
Posted in Jurisdiction
In a recent decision, Justice Scarpulla of the New York County Commercial Division declined to exercise personal jurisdiction over several Japanese entities, and even imposed sanctions on the plaintiff for attempting to relitigate its already-decided claims in New York.
Defendant ANA Aircraft Technics, Co., Ltd. (“ANA Technics”) maintained a fleet of airplanes owned and…