Court Enforces California Forum Selection Clause

In DealLawyers.com, John Jenkins calls attention to U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman's decision to enforce a California forum selection clauses in acquisition related agreements.  Europa Eye Wear Corp. v. Kaizen Advisors, LLC, 2019...

Come Now, Venue Is Not A Forum

At the end of last year, a plaintiff filed a verified class action in the Delaware Court of Chancery seeking a judgment declaring invalid provisions included in the certificates of incorporation of three different companies "purporting to require...

Court Finds Tort Claims To Be Covered By Forum Selection Agreement

Contractual forum selection provisions are often broadly written so as to encompass not just claims involving enforcement of the contract but claims arising out of or related to the contract.  But how far do these clauses reach?  In the case of ...

Court Of Appeal Finds No Right To Jury In Shareholder Class Action

In several blog posts, I have commented on the right to a jury trial under California law.  This may seem like an inapposite subject for a blog devoted to corporate and securities law issues.  Nonetheless, I have prognosticated that the right to...

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