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    Secretary Of State Filing Does Not Create Citizenship

    Corporations do not enjoy all the rights of citizenship, but in some cases a corporation's citizenship can be important.  For example, the diversity jurisdiction of the federal courts depends upon establishing two facts.  First, that the amount in...

    jurisdiction

    Court Rules Website Is "Equivalent" To Physical Store In California

    While there may be a myriad of differences between a physical store and a website, a California Court of Appeal ruled yesterday that corporeal is the equivalent of the incorporeal, at least when it comes to jurisdiction.  

    personal jurisdiction, jurisdiction

    LLC Member Missing In Regulatory Filings May Be A Member Nonetheless

    Adam Beeman claimed to be a member in Legacy Insurance Solutions, LLC, a California limited liability company.  In support of his claim to membership, he submitted two operating agreements identifying himself as a member.  The defendants disputed...

    Limited Liability Companies, jurisdiction

    Officers Of Foreign Corporations And The California Courts

    Yesterday's post concerned Section 2116 of the California Corporations Code.  Courts sometimes describe Section 2116 as codifying the internal affairs doctrine.  See, e.g., Vaughn v. LJ Internat., Inc., 174 Cal. App. 4th 213, 223 (2009) and Voss v....

    oust, Voss v. Sutardja, Uncategorized, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8795, Choice of Law/Conflict of Law, Civil Procedure, internal affairs doctrine, jurisdiction, Section 2116, Section 410.10

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