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10th Circuit: Master limited partnership has citizenship of all its unitholders for diversity purposes

Earlier this week, the Tenth Circuit held that the citizenship of a master limited partnership for diversity jurisdiction purposes is that of all its unitholders, explaining that the Supreme Court’s decision in Carden v. Arkoma Associates, 494 U.S. 185 (1990) dictates … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit: plaintiff cannot manufacture diversity jurisdiction by assigning claims to corporation

The federal district court in Utah found that J. Hoyt Stephenson was a resident of Utah, and therefore dismissed his counterclaims and third-party claims against a number of other Utah residents. Mr. Stephenson then incorporated National Fitness Holdings, Inc. in … Continue reading

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