forum selection clause

A forum selection clause is a contractual provision in which the parties establish the place of jurisdiction (such as the court or judicial body) for any litigation between them arising under the contract.

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Parties commonly include these clauses so that they can pick a forum more favorable to their needs, thus increasing predictability and convenience.


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A forum is a court or place of jurisdiction where a lawsuit is filed or in which a hearing or trial...