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Posted: February 6, 2021

Forum Selection Clause Mandating Federal Forum Cannot Serve as Basis for Jurisdiction in New York State Court

On January 28, 2021, Justice Cohen of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in PBF I Holdings Ltd. v. Valero (Peru) Holdings Ltd., 2021 NY Slip Op. 30289(U), holding that a forum selection clause mandating a forum in the federal courts in New York cannot serve as the basis for jurisdiction in... Read more »