Supreme Court, asking it to rule that a forum selection clause
in a Pfizer employee benefit plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is unenforceable.
The suit against XL was over various disputes, but the Louisiana Supreme Court opinion released on May 8 only addressed the issue of the forum selection clause
The plaintiffs claim they've never laid eyes on an agreement the Passenger Ticket Contract that contains a forum selection clause
that Vantage argues requires the case to be litigated in the courts of England and Wales.
agreements (36 percent) contained a forum selection clause
Employment Agreements; Forum Selection Clause
; Single Transaction
provision is enforceable despite a forum selection clause
"To remedy these issues, and that of forum shopping where a plaintiff will look for a favorable jurisdiction in which to sue New Jersey corporations are now expressly authorized to include in their bylaws a forum selection clause
and provide for sanctions for its violation."
The defendant could have moved in each jurisdiction to enforce the forum selection clause
. The motion would have prevailed in many jurisdictions, but perhaps not all.
A forum selection clause
in a commercial contract should be given effect.
Philippines on this issue, privileging the treaty provision providing investors with access to investor-state arbitral jurisdiction over the contract's exclusive forum selection clause
opting for domestic courts.
For creditors with the market positioning or industry norms to support them, having a well-crafted forum selection clause
can prove invaluable.
Consequently, courts and commentators have continued to express uncertainty about 'whether a federal court in a diversity case should look to federal law, state law or both when deciding whether a forum selection clause
is valid.' Rolfe v.