Jul 16, 2012
New York Litigation partner Daniel Laguardia and associates Stefan Falge and Helena Franceschi published an article in Bloomberg BNA's US Law Week, titled "The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements: A Discussion of Foreign and Domestic Points."
The article discusses the salient points of the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements, which is designed to enhance international judicial cooperation in enforcing forum selection clauses. In addition, the article discusses European and US implementation strategies, with specific focus on the "cooperative federalism" approach pioneered by the proposed US implementing laws. The article also discusses the Convention's benefits to US litigants at home or abroad.