574, 583-88 (1999) (allowing dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction without first establishing subject-matter jurisdiction).
2009) ("If the record fails to disclose a basis for federal jurisdiction, the court must suspend determination of the merits of the controversy unless the failure can be cured.
Retroactive jurisdiction contravenes the jurisdictional precept that where a court lacks the jurisdictional authority to entertain a case, any judgment entered by that court is void.
All other countries and jurisdictions evaluated in the INCSR are separated into the two remaining groups, "Jurisdictions of Concern" and "Other Jurisdictions Monitored," on the basis of several factors that may include: (1) whether transactions involving significant amounts of proceeds from serious crimes are conducted in the country's financial sector; (2) the extent to which the jurisdiction is or remains vulnerable to money laundering, notwithstanding its money laundering countermeasures, if any (an illustrative list of factors that may indicate vulnerability is provided below); (3) the nature and extent of the money laundering situation in each jurisdiction (e.
The current ability of money launderers to penetrate virtually any financial system makes every jurisdiction a potential money laundering center.
These factors, however, are included among the vulnerability factors when deciding whether to place a country or jurisdiction in the "Jurisdictions of Concern" or "Other Jurisdictions Monitored" category.
For a civil lawsuit to proceed, a court must have jurisdiction over the case and parties.
There are two overall types of jurisdiction: subject matter jurisdiction and personal jurisdiction.
General jurisdiction addresses whether a defendant can be sued in the courts of a state for its activities occurring anywhere.
And, (2) What was the appropriate basis of jurisdiction over Chevron Canada?
With respect to the first issue, the Court held that jurisdiction was properly assumed over Chevron, the judgment debtor, because service of process had been properly effected on Chevron pursuant to the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure.
Clauses conferring jurisdiction on the English courts are often included in cross-border contracts, even in cases where the parties have little or no connection with England.
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.
TAP) -- Tunisia has been removed from the European Union's list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, announced the EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council (EcoFin) as it convened on Tuesday in Brussels.
Eight jurisdictions have been removed from the EU's list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, following commitments made at a high political level to remedy EU concerns.