[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2019-12: M&A Legal Jurisdiction Exclusion

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Mon Jul 15 17:33:45 EDT 2019


On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 11:02 AM ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
> Draft Policy ARIN-2019-12: M&A Legal Jurisdiction Exclusion
>
> M&A activity sometimes results in a surviving legal entity that is not
> in ARIN service region, but may prefer to continue the pre-existing
> relationship with ARIN.
>
> Add the following to section 8.2
>
> M&A activity resulting in the surviving legal entity which is not
> incorporated in the ARIN service region will be permitted to hold number
> resources directly allocated or assigned by ARIN.

This smells like forum shopping to me. Otherwise, why couldn't you transfer
the resources to the home RIR?

I'd like to hear why it's not. In general, public policy which facilitates
forum shopping is bad public policy which results in capricious application
of the rules.

Regards,
Bill Herrin

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William Herrin
bill at herrin.us
https://bill.herrin.us/
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