Common Public License
sambc at nights.force9.co.uk
Thu May 24 13:35:41 UTC 2001
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cowan [mailto:jcowan at reutershealth.com]
> Ravicher, Daniel B. wrote:
> What is known about the enforceability of attempts to opt out of
> conflicts rules, as most contracts seem to do these days?
I believe many countries have a system whereby if a contract is offered in
that country, it cannot be forced to be resolved under other countries'
laws. I could be wrong, IANAL
> In principle you may be right. But I'm betting that it's because
> the CPL derives from the IBMPL, and IBM is headquartered in
> Armonk, N.Y.
In the US is it necessary to specify a state who's law will be sued, as the
contract law varies greatly. I could be wrong, IANAL.
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