Registration to Do Business in New York by Foreign Corporation Does Not Confer General Jurisdiction in New York Courts

by Glenn A. Jacobson

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In Aybar v. Aybar, ___ N.Y.3d ___, 2001 NY Slip Op 05393, decided on October 6, 2021, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, ruled that foreign corporations registered to do business in New York and which designate either the Secretary of State or an in-state agent for service of process, do not consent to general jurisdiction in New York courts by doing so. Read Glenn Jacobson's recent article on the Aybar Decision, available at the link above.


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