I’m trying to get a contract in place between my company and a contractor. While there are other issues, which we both understand, there is a minor one standing in the way. Their standard Master Agreement contains the following provision:
Governing Law. This License will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws, and not the law of conflicts, of the State of Texas.
(italics are mine)
What the heck does this mean? My boss doesn’t know, I don’t know and their representatives with whom I’m dealing don’t know. We’ve got no problem with identifying the State of Texas as the governing jurisdiction; we like Texas judges, generally. But the internal laws v. law of conflicts thing has engendered head scratching. Anybody?