forum selection clause


forum selection clause
forum se·lec·tion clause n: a clause in an agreement in which the parties stipulate the forum in which any disputes arising between them will be resolved

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

forum selection clause

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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