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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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/31/2001
  • Published 07/31/2001

Judges

  • WIENER, Circuit Judge:, Before SMITH, DUHÉ, and WIENER, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • 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.