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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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Is federal diversity jurisdiction case specific or claim specific?
We engage this persistent and unsettled question by identifying and exploring two possible answers, each based on a distinct theory of subject-matter jurisdiction that boasts doctrinal support.
officials from agencies with AML responsibilities assess the money laundering situations in approximately 200 jurisdictions.
The 2016 INCSR identifies money laundering priority jurisdictions and countries using a classification system that consists of three different categories: Jurisdictions of Primary Concern, Jurisdictions of Concern, and Other Jurisdictions Monitored.
Recently, the law regarding general jurisdiction has changed significantly.
Accordingly, after Bauman, the only way to guarantee general jurisdiction over a defendant is to bring suit in the state where a defendant is incorporated or has its principle place of business.
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.
That court will have jurisdiction over those proceedings; and Other Member State courts will respect the parties' agreement and decline to hear those proceedings.
Should the same or related proceedings be brought in more than one Member State court, however, then the court "first seised" has the right to determine whether it has jurisdiction over the dispute, and all other courts must stay their own proceedings.
These eight jurisdictions were moved from annex I of the conclusions (non-cooperative jurisdictions) to annex II (co-operation with respect to commitments taken).
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.