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Conflict of Laws - Conflicts by legal area - Contracts - Choice of law - Expressly chosen by terms of contract - Interpretation

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the plaintiff from a decision of a motions judge granting a stay of proceedings based on a forum selection clause. The appellant sued the respondent company, its principals and a related company for wrongful termination of an Exclusive Sales Agreement to which the appellant and respondent company were parties. The agreement contained a forum selection clause that any disputes would be arbitrated in Germany. The appellant argued the motions judge erred in finding that the language of the forum selection clause was broad enough...