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The forum is a specific concept of private international law. It means the courts of a given country in which an action is brought. The concept of forum underlies the concepts of lex fori Choose translations of the previous link  and forum-shopping Choose translations of the previous link .

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  • Forum

    The forum is a specific concept of private international law. It means the courts of a given country in which an action is brought. The concept of forum underlies the concepts of lex fori Choose translations of the previous link  and forum-shopping Choose translations of the previous link .

  • Forum-shopping

    Forum-shopping is a specific concept of private international law Choose translations of the previous link . A person who takes the initiative of bringing a court action may be tempted to choose his court on the basis of the law applied there. A person starting an action might be tempted to choose a forum Choose translations of the previous link  not because it is the most appropriate forum but because the conflict of laws Choose translations of the previous link  rules that it applies will prompt the application of the law that he or she prefers.