Global Outlook: Disputes | 02 October 2018

You are nearing the end of the discussions for concluding a contract – the obligations and rights are defined, the terms are stipulated and you are making final decisions as to how your contract will be governed. This is vital, for contracting parties are fully aware that deciding on what law will govern the agreement and which court will have the jurisdiction to apply such chosen law is essentially a decision on how you can claim your rights if a dispute arises. Freedom of contract tells you that the choice is yours – so long as it expressly agreed. [Continue Reading]