Jurisdictional Issues that Can Cost Your Businesses: What In-house Counsel Need to KnowOn July 23, 2020 by Schnader in Litigation
Stephen J. Shapiro and Samantha Banks presented (virtually) a CLE about “Jurisdictional Issues that Can Cost Your Businesses: What In-house Counsel Need to Know” at the 12th Annual In-house Counsel Conference of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
This presentation addressed:
Businesses operating in Pennsylvania often need to be prepared and react very swiftly to jurisdictional issues when facing a newly filed lawsuit. Failing to effectively handle these challenges can lead directly to higher litigation costs and limited strategic options. This session addressed the following issues, which have been hot topics due to cases recently decided, as well as others that are pending in state and federal courts: (i) Pre-service removal from state to federal court; (ii) Personal jurisdiction by corporate registration; (iii) Other interrelated jurisdictional issues; (iv) Updates on recent and pending litigation.