|II Forum non conveniens261|
|III Discretionary declining of jurisdiction based on consent
of the parties274|
Israel does not have separate courts for commercial matters. Nor does Israeli procedural law generally distinguish between civil and commercial matters. Thus in this chapter we will not so distinguish and will consider commercial matters merely as a type of civil matter.
The appropriateness and, indeed, necessity, for a court to have the authority to decline jurisdiction on a discretionary basis is, of course, related to the law of international jurisdiction, i.e., the authority of a State's judicial system to assert jurisdiction over defendants, of the given____________________