Daily Archives: Thursday, April 2, 2020

Posted: April 2, 2020

New York Courts Clarify E-Filing Rules for Essential Matters

The New York State courts have issued guidance and a new form relating to the filing of papers in essential matters. That guidance provides: Non-essential matters will NOT be accepted for Filing Due to the suspension of civil statutes of limitation by the Governor’s executive order 202.8, and in accordance with administrative order AO/78/20 all... Read more »

Posted: April 2, 2020

Court Grants Forum Non Conveniens Motion Based on Parties’ Limited Connection to New York

On March 17, 2020, Justice Cohen of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in BSR Fund, S.A. v. Jagannath, 2020 NY Slip Op. 30810(U), granting a forum non conveniens motion based on the parties’ limited contacts with New York, explaining: The doctrine of forum non conveniens permits a court to dismiss an... Read more »