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Federal District Court Finds General Allegations of Fraud, Duress, and Overreaching Insufficient to Invalidate Contract Dispute Resolution Provisions

By on July 10, 2014

Dispute resolution provisions, such as forum-selection clauses, arbitration clauses, and choice-of-law clauses, are commonly included in modern business and employment contracts.   A recent opinion in Zaklit v. Global Linguist Solutions, LLC[1] from the United States District Court in Alexandria, Virginia addresses a novel issue under Virginia law regarding the validity of these provisions; namely, whether […]

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