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

John Santos john at egh.com
Wed Oct 23 14:31:39 EDT 2019

I prefer this wording to any of the previous proposals.  I believe it 
satisfies the intent of all the previous proposals and I don't have any 
specific problems with it. I think it covers all the issues and edge cases.

On 10/23/2019 01:38 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> Joe,
> On M&A, I agree it’s a corner case, but there is the possibility of a 
> scenario
> involving marriage, divorce, adoption, etc. to fall within section 8.2.
> Not sure it’s a sufficient case to bother addressing.
> I do like the additional clarity, but agree that we should avoid 
> language that
> is specific to corporations.
> Suggest:
> “M&A activity resulting in the surviving legal entity having no presence 
> in the
> ARIN service region will be permitted and such entity may retain any 
> existing
> number resource holdings under their existing ARIN RSA.”
> I believe this addresses all natural and artificial legal entities in 
> virtually all
> cases mentioned to date while preserving the core intent of the original 
> proposal.
> Owen

John Santos
Evans Griffiths & Hart, Inc.
781-861-0670 ext 539

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