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Failure to investigate corporate citizenship not sanctionable (access required)

Where a defendant’s in-house counsel told the plaintiff that they were not planning to object to the federal court’s subject matter jurisdiction and their outside counsel later discovered that the defendant’s corporate citizenship negated the complete diversity of the parties, the defendant was not sanctioned for failing to inform plaintiff about the lack of diversity ...