When you enter into a business contract, you expect to hold up your end of the deal and expect the other party to honor their part, as well. When something goes wrong and the other party isn’t holding up their end of the deal, they have committed a breach of contract. So, what can you do against a business or party …
In the business world, most ventures are formed with the idea that those involved have a personal investment in the company they formed. Each founder has put some sort of equity into the business, whether it is through funding, labor or intellectual property.
In the everyday operations of your business, many of your employees are exposed to sensitive information about your company and your clients. This information is vital to the day-to-day operations of your business. If lost or misused, the information might cause problems for your business.
Most circuits have not decided this issue. Those that have addressed it typically recognize that no reason exists to treat a venue selection clause differently from the remainder of a contract that will be interpreted using state law. See, e.g., Northwest Nat. Ins. Co. v. Donovan, 916 F.2d 372, 374 (7th Cir. 1994) (“Validity and interpretation are separate issues, and …
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