Tag Archives: foreign law

Delaware Supreme Court’s forum selection ruling reversal cancels stock dispute’s trip to Austria

This post was prepared by Frank Reynolds, who has been following Delaware corporate law, and writing about it for various legal publications, for over 30 years. The Delaware Supreme Court recently ruled that the Court of Chancery wrongly decided to move a Swiss holding company’s dispute over Allomet Corp.’s stock from Delaware to Austria, even … Continue Reading

Delaware Forum Selection Clause Controls Over Foreign Exclusive Jurisdiction Statute

A recent Court of Chancery decision is noteworthy for its analysis of the interfacing between a forum selection clause requiring Delaware jurisdiction and the law of a foreign country ostensibly granting exclusive jurisdiction to the courts of that foreign country. In AlixPartners, LLP v. Mori, No. 2019-0392-KSJM (Del. Ch. Nov. 26, 2019), the court explained, … Continue Reading

Chancery Applies Italian, Dutch, English and Delaware Law in Summary Judgment Ruling

In Vichi v. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V., C.A. No. 2578-VCP (Del. Ch. Nov. 28, 2012), the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a 65-page decision that applies Dutch, Italian, English and Delaware law in the context of granting in part, and denying in part, a summary judgment motion. A prior 55-page Chancery decision in this case … Continue Reading