governing law

Definition of "governing law"
  1. A clause in a contract that specifies which state's laws will be used to resolve any disagreements
How to use "governing law" in a sentence
  1. The contract details that the governing law for any disputes will be from Nevada.
  2. The parties couldn't reach an agreement because of different interpretations of the governing law.
  3. Before signing the contract, it's essential to understand the implications of its governing law.

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