The Delaware Court of Chancery, in PPL Corp., et al. v. Riverstone Holdings, LLC, et al., C.A. No. 2018-0868-JRS, memo. op. (Del. Ch. Oct. 23, 2019), found contractual non-parties that sued a contracting party in another jurisdiction were bound by the contract’s Delaware forum selection clause, where the asserted claims did not invoke the contract, the contracting party’s defense would.

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