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Forum Selection Clauses; Delaware Law; Federal Law; Internal Affairs Doctrine; and Chancery’s Sciabacucchi Decision

For readers who follow the law regarding forum selection clauses, a recent article by Professor Joseph Grundfest should be of interest. The good professor addresses the December 2018 Court of Chancery decision in Sciabacucchi v. Salzberg (highlighted on these pages), and the intersection of Delaware law and Federal law in the context of forum selection clauses and the … Continue Reading

Chancery Rules on Limits of Forum-Selection Clauses in Corporate Documents

A recent seminal decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery must be included in the lexicon of every lawyer who wants to understand the boundaries of Delaware law on forum-selection clauses in corporate documents. In the case of Sciabacucchi v. Salzberg, C.A. No. 2017-0931-JTL (Del. Ch. Dec. 19, 2018), the Court determined that a forum-selection clause … Continue Reading

Delaware Supreme Court Determines that Law of Spain Applies to Shareholder Suit

Sagarra Inversiones, S.L. v. Cementos Portland Valderrivas, S.A., No. 425,2011 (Del. Supr., Dec. 28, 2011), read opinion here. The Chancery decision appealed from was highlighted on these pages here. A related Chancery decision in this case was summarized on this blog here.  Issue addressed:  Whether the pre-suit demand requirements of Spanish law or Delaware law should apply to … Continue Reading
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