Tag: Forum Selection Clause

  • Case of the Day: Pivar v. Van Gogh Museum

    The case of the day is Pivar v. Van Gogh Museum (S.D.N.Y. 2022). Full disclosure: I was counsel for The Van Gogh Museum Foundation (“the Museum”), the defendant in the case. The Museum houses (though it does not own) the world’s largest collection of the works of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh. One service the […]

  • Case of the Day: CDM Smith v. Atasi

    The case of the day is CDM Smith, Inc. v. Atasi (D. Mass. 2022). CDM is a Massachusetts engineering and construction firm. Khalil Atasi was a senior vice president who managed the company’s operations in Saudi Arabia. Although he was an employee at will, in order to obtain permission to work in Saudi Arabia, he […]

  • Peter Bert on Damages for Violations of Choice of Court Agreements in Germany

    Friend of Letters Blogatory Peter Bert brings us a report of a very recent case from the Bundesgerichtshof on the question of damages for violations of a choice of court agreement. Peter has cross-posted this on his blog, Dispute Resolution in Germany. In a judgment last week, the Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) has found a […]

  • Case of the Day: Germaninvestments AG v. Allomet Corp.

    The case of the day is Germaninvestments AG v. Allomet Corp. (Del. Ch. 2019). Allomet is a Delaware corporation in the business of manufacturing metal powders for coating industrial products. Fobio Enterprises, Ltd., a Hong Kong company, owned the majority of Allomet’s shares. In 2016, it became the sole owner by purchasing shares from the […]

  • Case of the Day: Martinez v. Bloomberg

    The case of the day is Martinez v. Bloomberg LP (2d Cir. 2014). Brian Anthony Martinez, a former employee of Bloomberg LP, sued Bloomberg for wrongful termination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facts aren’t that important to the decision. Martinez’s employment contract had an English choice of law clause and an […]