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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
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