Delaware Chancery Court Enjoins Texas Lawsuit Based on Forum Selection Clause

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The Delaware Chancery Court enjoined a lawsuit pending in Texas state court based on a forum selection clause providing for exclusive jurisdiction in Delaware over claims arising out of the parties’ agreements.

Several contracts between defendant Richard Malouf and plaintiff ASDC Holdings contained a forum selection clause providing the Delaware Courts with exclusive jurisdiction of “any claim or cause of action arising under or relating to th[e] Agreement[s]” Other plaintiffs in the Delaware action, however, were not signatories to the agreements containing the forum selection clause...

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