In its judgment dated 17 October 2019 - III ZR 42/19 - the German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) ruled that pursuant to § 280 I BGB, a party may be entitled to reimbursement of the costs for being sued in a foreign court (here: US District Court) in violation of an agreement of the exclusive place of jurisdiction in Germany.
RA Dr. Stefan Janssen
RA Dr. Stefan Janssen
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