10 Tips For Crafting A Forum Selection Clause

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 3:16 PM EDT) -- Clients often ask whether all those “boilerplate” clauses at the end of a commercial contract are really necessary, and if so, why can’t they just be copied and pasted from earlier agreements. This article will focus on just one such clause, the “forum selection” clause, and hopefully persuade you that such clauses are critical and require careful consideration from lawyers and clients alike.

The Benefits of Choosing Your Forum

Let’s use an example to set the stage: Imagine you are a business in New York and...
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