32 Cited authorities

  1. World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson

    444 U.S. 286 (1980)   Cited 10,698 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an Oklahoma court could not exercise personal jurisdiction over a car retailer when the retailer's only connection to Oklahoma was the fact that a car sold in New York became involved in an accident in Oklahoma
  2. Asahi Metal Indus. Co. Ltd. v. Superior Court

    480 U.S. 102 (1987)   Cited 4,806 times   40 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, in suit by Taiwanese manufacturer for indemnification against Japanese manufacturer, the assertion by California court of personal jurisdiction over Japanese manufacturer was unreasonable
  3. Cent. States v. Reimer Express World Corp.

    230 F.3d 934 (7th Cir. 2000)   Cited 478 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, "[a]t a minimum, the plaintiff must establish a colorable or prima facie showing of personal jurisdiction before discovery should be permitted"
  4. Bank of Illinois v. Allied Sig. Saf. Restraint

    75 F.3d 1162 (7th Cir. 1996)   Cited 325 times
    Holding that sham affidavit rule allowed district court to disregard deposition testimony that conflicted prior interrogatory response
  5. Wachovia Securities, LLC v. Banco Panamericano, Inc.

    674 F.3d 743 (7th Cir. 2012)   Cited 161 times
    Holding that an issue not raised in the opening appellate brief is waived
  6. Freeman v. Complex Computing Company, Inc.

    119 F.3d 1044 (2d Cir. 1997)   Cited 216 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[there is] in the FAA no indication by Congress that the long-standing doctrine of pendent appellate jurisdiction is totally eliminated as to appeals of orders staying federal court proceedings pending arbitration" and exercising pendent appellate jurisdiction over an appeal of an order compelling arbitration
  7. Velez v. Vassallo

    203 F. Supp. 2d 312 (S.D.N.Y. 2002)   Cited 151 times
    Holding in context of a Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") case that where "showing that the defendant constitutes an enterprise engaged in commerce . . . is simply an element of the cause of action . . . plaintiff's failure to make this showing constitutes a failure on the merits"
  8. Klump v. Duffus

    71 F.3d 1368 (7th Cir. 1995)   Cited 135 times
    In Klump, an Illinois resident sued a North Carolina-based attorney for malpractice in a lawsuit regarding a car accident in Illinois.
  9. Dakota Industries, Inc. v. Ever Best Ltd.

    28 F.3d 910 (8th Cir. 1994)   Cited 101 times
    Reviewing a personal jurisdiction appeal where defendants filed and lost a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and then proceeded to trial
  10. Saylor v. Dyniewski

    836 F.2d 341 (7th Cir. 1988)   Cited 109 times
    Holding "the case law plainly establishes that claims can only `arise from' transactions if some connection exists between the nature of the claim and the nature of the transaction," but specifically limiting this part of the holding to interpretation of Illinois's long-arm statute
  11. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 65,760 times   117 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time
  12. Section 308 - Personal service upon a natural person

    N.Y. CPLR 308   Cited 5,021 times
    Providing for "nail and mail" service and for service "in such manner as the court, upon motion without notice, directs, if service is impracticable under paragraphs one, two and four of this section"
  13. Section 735 ILCS 5/2-209 - Act submitting to jurisdiction - Process

    735 ILCS 5/2-209   Cited 985 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Permitting a court to exercise personal jurisdiction over an individual for "any cause of action arising from" the transfer of property in Illinois
  14. Section 624 - Books and records; right of inspection, prima facie evidence

    N.Y. Bus. Corp. Law § 624   Cited 190 times
    Imposing some recordkeeping requirements on New York businesses
  15. Section 715 - Officers

    N.Y. Bus. Corp. Law § 715   Cited 67 times   2 Legal Analyses

    (a) The board may elect or appoint a president, one or more vice-presidents, a secretary and a treasurer, and such other officers as it may determine, or as may be provided in the by-laws. (b) The certificate of incorporation may provide that all officers or that specified officers shall be elected by the shareholders instead of by the board. (c) Unless otherwise provided in the certificate of incorporation or the by-laws, all officers shall be elected or appointed to hold office until the meeting

  16. Section 602 - Meetings of shareholders

    N.Y. Bus. Corp. Law § 602   Cited 26 times   3 Legal Analyses

    (a)[Multiple versions] Meetings of shareholders may be held at such place, within or without this state, as may be fixed by or under the by-laws, or if not so fixed, as determined by the board of directors. For the duration of the state disaster emergency declared by executive order two hundred two that began on March seventh, two thousand twenty, or until December thirty-first, two thousand twenty-one, whichever is later, if, pursuant to this paragraph or the by-laws of the corporation, the board

  17. Section 708 - Action by the board

    N.Y. Bus. Corp. Law § 708   Cited 18 times

    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, any reference in this chapter to corporate action to be taken by the board shall mean such action at a meeting of the board. (b)[Multiple versions] Unless otherwise restricted by the certificate of incorporation or the by-laws, any action required or permitted to be taken by the board or any committee thereof may be taken without a meeting if all members of the board or the committee consent in writing to the adoption of a resolution authorizing the

  18. Section 705 - Newly created directorships and vacancies

    N.Y. Bus. Corp. Law § 705   Cited 8 times

    (a) Newly created directorships resulting from an increase in the number of directors and vacancies occurring in the board for any reason except the removal of directors without cause may be filled by vote of the board. If the number of the directors then in office is less than a quorum, such newly created directorships and vacancies may be filled by vote of a majority of the directors then in office. Nothing in this paragraph shall affect any provision of the certificate of incorporation or the