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Federal Court Requires Foreign Resident To Litigate Non-Compete Dispute in Missouri Based Upon Forum Selection Clause

Posted in Non-Compete Enforceability, Practice & Procedure, Restrictive Covenants

By Robert Milligan and Grace Chuchla

It’s 8,242.7 miles or a 17 hour flight between the Philippines and Missouri.  Nobody would dispute that this is a significant distance, but as far the Eastern District of Missouri is concerned, forcing a defendant who lives in the Philippines to participate in litigation occurring in Missouri does not constitute an unfair or unreasonable … Continue Reading