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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