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jurisdiction

Power. The concept that a court or government authority may exercise control over a person or property because of the location of the property,the activities of a person within a geographic area,or a person's request for assistance from that authority,thereby voluntarily subjecting themselves to jurisdiction.

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The Council agreed on Tuesday that a delisting was justified in the light of an expert assessment of the commitments made by these jurisdictions to address deficiencies identified by the EU.
The decision leaves 9 jurisdictions on the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions out of 17 announced initially on December 5, 2017.
What the Supreme Court of Canada did in Chevron was essentially endorse tag jurisdiction over a corporation.
For instance, in the leading case cited by the Supreme Court of Canada, Incorporated Broadcasters, the Ontario Court of Appeal actually appeared not to understand what is required to assert presence-based jurisdiction over a corporation.
Choice of jurisdiction in the EU is currently governed by the Recast Brussels Regulation(the "Recast Regulation") for most civil and commercial matters, with the exception of arbitration, insolvency, consumer and employment matters.
That court will have jurisdiction over those proceedings; and Other Member State courts will respect the parties' agreement and decline to hear those proceedings.
The category "Jurisdictions of Primary Concern" recognizes this relationship by including all countries and other jurisdictions whose financial institutions engage in transactions involving significant amounts of proceeds from all serious crimes or are particularly vulnerable to such activity because of weak or nonexistent supervisory or enforcement regimes or weak political will.
Therefore, financial institutions that fall within the definition of a reporting financial institution in any of the early-adopter jurisdictions will need to implement CRS onboarding and due-diligence requirements starting Jan.
The jurisdiction of these courts is set out in two legal instruments: the UAE Constitution, and the UAE Civil Procedure Law.
IN AN ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRATION AWARD PROCEEDINGS BETWEEN TWO FOREIGN CORPORATIONS (DUTCH AND TURKISH), SECOND CIRCUIT REVIEWS WHETHER THE ACTIVITIES OF DEFENDANT COMPANY'S AFFILIATES ARE SO SUBSTANTIAL AS TO RENDER IT "AT HOME" IN NEW YORK; TO SUBJECT A COMPANY TO ALL PURPOSE GENERAL JURISDICTION IN THAT STATE WHERE DEFENDANT CORPORATION'S CONTACTS FALL SHORT OF THOSE REQUIRED TO RENDER IT "AT HOME" WOULD DENY IT DUE PROCESS
The Foundation should seek a mechanism to highlight instances where jurisdictions arc asserting compliance with IFRS without adopting IFRS fully.
He transformed the field of conflict of laws and made closely related contributions to other areas of the law, including subject matter jurisdiction, forum choice, and admiralty.