• Forum Selection Clause | Wex | US Law | LII / Legal ...

    www.law.cornell.edu/wex/forum_selection_clause A forum selection clause seeks to provide a court with "personal jurisdiction" and to establish "venue." Personal jurisdiction is the court's power to exercise authority over a party. Venue is the physical location where a court exercises its power. Thus, a forum selection clause seeks to provide a court located in a specific location with the ...
  • Forum selection clause - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forum_selection_clause A forum selection clause (sometimes called a dispute resolution clause, choice of court clause, jurisdiction clause or an arbitration clause, depending upon its form) in a contract with a conflict of laws element allows the parties to agree that any disputes relating to that contract will be resolved in a specific forum. They usually operate in conjunction with a choice of law clause which ...
  • Forum-Selection Clause Law and Legal Definition | USLegal ...

    definitions.uslegal.com/f/forum-selection-clause Forum selection clause is a contractual provision that specifies where the parties will fight out any disputes that arise between them. This clause provides that all disputes will be resolved in a particular court and waives the right to file suit any where else.
  • What Is A Forum Selection Clause? - KPPB LAW

    www.kppblaw.com/forum-selection-clause-explained What Is a Forum Selection Clause? A clause known as a “forum selection clause” is a provision commonly included in written commercial contractual agreements. Its purpose is to embody the contracting parties’ agreement on where a dispute will be litigated. The clause identifies the courts of a specific jurisdiction that will hear and ...
  • Forum Selection Clause Lawyers | LegalMatch

    www.legalmatch.com/.../forum-selection-clauses-are-they-enforceable.html What is a Forum Selection Clause? A forum selection clause in a contract is an agreement by both parties to adjudicate any disputes resulting from the contract, such as a breach of contract, in a specified forum.Forum selection clauses are included in many commercial contracts and are extremely popular in electronic contracts.Basically if there was a dispute between the parties of the contract ...
  • Governing Law and Forum Selection Clauses

    corpgov.law.harvard.edu/2019/04/24/governing-law-and-forum-selection-clauses A recent Delaware decision addressed the question of whether a forum selection clause applied to all claims relating to a deal or was limited to breach of contract claims. The Delaware court cited to a related Texas court decision which underscored the clause in question referencing “any dispute arising out of” the agreement which the court ...
  • Forum-Selection Clauses: Limitations on Enforceability ...

    www.jonesday.com/en/.../forum-selection-clauses-limitations-on-enforceability Circuit: Case(s) and Relevant Details: Third: The Third Circuit, citing Stewart, held that 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) is the proper mechanism to analyze the effect of a forum-selection clause on the plaintiff's choice of jurisdiction because dismissal of a case for improper venue pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406 is inappropriate where venue would otherwise be proper under the federal venue statute.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms that Forum-Selection Clauses ...

    www.americanbar.org/groups/business_law/publications/.../keeping_current_duffee A forum-selection clause, after all, may have figured centrally in the parties’ negotiations and may have affected how they set monetary and other contractual terms; it may, in fact, have been a critical factor in their agreement to do business together in the first place.
  • Forum Selection Clause: Everything You Need to Know

    www.upcounsel.com/forum-selection-clause A forum selection clause is an agreement that determines the location and/or the court where the legal dispute will be settled. Essentially, it's establishing a venue that will provide the court with a personal jurisdiction.
  • Anti-Forum Selection Clauses in the 50 States

    www.keglerbrown.com/content/uploads/.../Anti-Forum-Selection-Clauses-2019.pdf 000000\006915\4838-2742-6672v1 Anti-Forum Selection Clauses in the 50 States Published by: Foundation of the American Subcontractors Association, Inc.