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Civil Procedure – Beer Distributor Agreement – Forum Selection – Venue (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court invalidates a forum selection clause in a distributor agreement between plaintiff Coors brewery and two New York distributors, that names the Eastern District of Virginia as the location for dispute resolution; the court transfers this matter to the Southern District of New York. The brewery chose Virginia federal court, but defendants, ...