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Civil Procedure – Jurisdiction – Spanish Company – Va. Long-Arm Statute (access required)

In this contract dispute arising from the importation of steel on a vessel that traveled from Barcelona, Spain to Norfolk, a Norfolk U.S. District Court says it has personal jurisdiction over defendant Spanish company through the involvement of a related company’s corporate supply director in offloading the allegedly defective steel in Norfolk and arranging for ...