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Posted: June 25, 2021

Forum Selection Clause Mandating Federal Forum is Unenforceable When There is No Federal Jurisdiction

On May 28, 2021, Justice Borrok of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Melrose Assoc. L.P. v. Floral Assoc. L.P., 2021 NY Slip Op. 31827(U), holding that a forum selection clause mandating a federal forum is unenforceable when there is no federal jurisdiction, explaining: It is the policy of the courts... Read more »