A Forum Selection Clause Issue That You May Not Have Heard About Until Now

In a forthcoming paper, Professor Joseph A. Grundfest at Stanford Law School examined the incidence of forum selection provisions by chartering and headquarters jurisdictions.  It may come as a surprise to very few that California ranked first: “The largest percentage of publicly traded entities with intra-corporate forum selection provisions, 31.6% of the sample (42 of 133), are headquartered