Enforcing Forum Selection Clauses – How to avoid litigating where you litigate

Blog Post
November 14, 2016
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Many commercial contracts contain a “forum selection clause”. This sets out the court and country that will have jurisdiction over any litigation that may result from a contractual dispute. If a party commences a legal proceeding in a different forum than the one set out in the contract, the other party may attempt to stay the proceedings and enforce the forum selection clause.

To Arbitrate or Litigate, that is the Question

Blog Post
October 17, 2016
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Many potential commercial litigants have been looking for a more efficient system through which to resolve disputes. For better or worse, arbitration clauses have become the go-to mechanism of conflict resolution adopted in many commercial agreements.