On her The Bottom Line 11 blog, Fox partner Mette Kurth examined new bankruptcy venue reform legislation recently unveiled in the U.S. Congress:

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.Earlier today, Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2017The bill would require companies to seek bankruptcy protection where they are physically

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In September of this year, the Honorable Mary F. Walrath, the presiding Judge in the DHP Holdings bankruptcy, issued a decision addressing  the effect of a forum selection clause when deciding a motion to change venue.  This issue came before the court in an adversary action filed by DHP against The Home Depot.  After