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Why Courts Should Reject the “Consent by Registration” Theory of General Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-US Banks in New York

17 March 2016

Financial Institutions Group Alert

Hogan Lovells New York litigation partners Marc Gottridge and Lisa Fried have written an article, just published in the New York Law Journal, addressing an issue of great importance to the 130-plus non-US banks with branches, agencies or representative offices in New York:  Should courts accept the theory that by registering  with, and being licensed by, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS), those non-US banks "consent" to general personal jurisdiction in New York?

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