Choice of Forum Clauses Can Prevent Travels to Far Off Lands

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Choice of Forum Clauses Can Prevent Travels to Far Off Lands

by Dan Brecher on August 28, 2012

While everyone enjoys a good vacation, most New York and New Jersey businesses prefer to settle their business disputes close to home. Therefore, it is imperative to include a choice of forum clause in all business agreements.

In general, a choice of forum clause establishes the location where disputes between the parties will be resolved. While some may view choice of forum clauses as mere “boiler-plate” contract terms, they can become extremely important when the agreement involves parties that operate on opposite sides of the country or even opposite sides of the world.

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