Investment Services V Devkom International LLC vs. Pacificwave Partners Limited

TENTATIVE RULING:

(1) Defendants PACIFIC WAVE PARTNERS LIMITED and COCONNECT, INC.'s Motion to Quash Service of Summons and Complaint is GRANTED.

Defendants assert, in reply, the opposition was served late. Defendants do not appear to have been prejudiced as they filed a reply and, in any event, the motion is granted.

The court may have either general or specific jurisdiction over a foreign company.

A court may exercise specific jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant only if: (1) "the defendant has purposefully availed himself or herself of forum benefits" (Vons, supra, 14 Cal.4th at p. 446); (2) "the 'controversy is related to or "arises out of " [the] defendant's contacts with the forum' " (ibid., quoting Helicopteros, supra, 466 U.S. at p. 414 [104 S.Ct. at p. 1872]); and (3) " 'the assertion of personal jurisdiction would comport with "fair play and substantial justice" ' " (Vons, supra, 14 Cal.4th at p. 447, quoting ........