The Delaware Court of Chancery, in AlixPartners, LLP, et al. v. Giacomo Mori, C.A. No. 2019-0392-KSJM, memo. op. (Del. Ch. Nov. 26, 2019), found European regulations and statutes did not divest it of jurisdiction to hear common-law claims involving former Italian employee’s employment agreement, which contained a Delaware forum selection clause.
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