The countries of Europe have entered into multilateral treaties to facilitate doing business in Europe. These treaties cover jurisdiction, enforcement of foreign judgments and choice of law. The individual states in the United States have analogous arrangements to facilitate doing business within the United States.
"Jurisdiction And Evidence - An English Perspective,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 4
, Article 21.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol4/iss2/21