PAINEWEBBER INC. v. THE CHASE MANHATTAN PRIVATE BANK (SWITZERLAND), 00-20917
A foreign corporation with no other meaningful connection to Texas does not impliedly consent to the jurisdiction of a district court in Texas by entering into an arbitration agreement designating neither an arbitral forum nor a specific geographic location within the US.
- Decided 07/31/2001
- Published 07/31/2001
WIENER, Circuit Judge:, Before SMITH, DUHÉ, and WIENER, Circuit Judges.
United States Fifth Circuit
Robin C. Gibbs,Robert Joseph Madden (argued), Gibbs and Bruns, Houston, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee., John Bryant Thomas, Hicks, Thomas & Lilienstern, Houston, TX, Steven P. Caley (argued), John M. Callagy, Kelley, Dyre & Warren, New York City, for Defendant-Appellant.