The Colorado Supreme Court issued its opinion in Clean Energy Collective, LLC v. Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. on Monday, April 17, 2017.
Constitutional Law—Personal Jurisdiction—General Jurisdiction—Corporations and Business Organizations.
The Colorado Supreme Court issued a rule to show cause to review the trial court’s conclusion that defendant Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. is subject to general personal jurisdiction in Colorado. Because the trial court did not assess whether Borrego was essentially at home in Colorado, the court concluded it did not fully apply the test announced in Magill v. Ford Motor Co., 2016 CO 57, 379 P.3d 1033, and therefore erred in exercising general personal jurisdiction over Borrego. Applying the complete test, the court further concluded that Borrego is not subject to general jurisdiction in this state. The rule to show cause was made absolute and the case was remanded for further proceedings.
Summary provided courtesy of The Colorado Lawyer.