Has the Ground Shifted under the Law Concerning When a Party Is “Found within the District” for Purposes of Rule B?
It has long been the law in the Second Circuit that when a foreign party registers with the New York Department of State to conduct business in New York and designates an agent within the district upon whom process may be served, it will be “found within the district” for purposes of Rule B of the Supplemental Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Read More »
This article by Thomas H. Belknap, Jr., partner at Blank Rome, and Noe S. Hamra, associate at Blank Rome, is one in a series of articles written for Blank Rome Maritime's quarterly Mainbrace newsletter. To view the other articles in the June 2018 edition of Mainbrace, please click here.