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Professor Strong Cited by Third Circuit Court of Appeals

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently cited Professor S.I. Strong’s article, Congress and Commercial Trusts:  Dealing With Diversity Jurisdiction Post-Americold, 69 Florida Law Review 1021 (2017), in its decision in GBForefront, L.P. v. Forefront Management Group, LLP, 888 F.3d 29 (3rd Circ. 2018).  The case (and Professor Strong’s article) considered the distinction between business trusts and traditional trusts and how that distinction…

Professor Strong Publishes in Florida Law Review

The Florida Law Review recently published a new article by Professor S.I. Strong.  “Congress and Commercial Trusts:  Dealing With Diversity Jurisdiction Post-Americold,” 69 Florida Law Review 1021 (2017), considers the United States Supreme Court opinion in Americold Realty Trust v. ConAgra Foods, Inc. and calls for a Congressional override so that commercial trusts – which operate domestically as the functional equivalents of corporations -…