CROSS POST: ANTI-SUIT INJUNCTIONS: HIGH COURT CONSIDERS PROPER APPROACH WHERE FACTS RELEVANT TO JURISDICTION DISPUTED

In a recent post on our HSF Litigation notes blog, HSF Partners Andrew Cannon and Sarah McNally and Professional Support Consultant Maura McIntosh consider the High Court decision in Tyson International Company Ltd v GIC Re, India, Corporate Member Ltd [2024] EWHC 236 (Comm). In its decision, the Commercial Court continued an interim anti-suit injunction restraining … Read more

arbitrateAD: A STEP FORWARD FOR ARBITRATION IN ABU DHABI

The Middle East has recently seen a surge in the development of arbitration rules and institutions, with the launch of the Oman Commercial Arbitration Centre (2018) and updated rules for the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (2022), the Saudi Centre for Commercial Arbitration (2023), and the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (2024). These developments … Read more

ANTI-SUIT INJUNCTIONS IN RESPECT OF RUSSIAN PROCEEDINGS: ENGLISH COURT OF APPEAL APPLIES ENKA V CHUBB AND ALLOWS THE FINAL ANTI-SUIT INJUNCTION IN THE RUSCHEMALLIANCE TRILOGY

In the recent decision in Unicredit Bank GmbH v RusChemAlliance LLC [2023] EWCA Civ 64, the English Court of Appeal (the Court) reversed the decision of the High Court at first instance and granted a final anti-suit injunction (ASI). The ASI requires RusChemAlliance LLC (RCA) to terminate proceedings brought in Russia in breach of an … Read more

CROSS POST: COURT OF APPEAL OVERTURNS FIRST INSTANCE JUDGMENT WHICH HELD A CONTRACTUAL PROVISION PROHIBITING ASSIGNMENT COULD PREVENT INSURER’S SUBROGATION RIGHTS

In a post for our HSF Insurance Notes blog, the Insurance & Professional Risks team consider the recent Court of Appeal decision in Dassault Aviation SA v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co Ltd [2024] EWCA Civ 5 concerning a challenge to an ICC award under s67 Arbitration Act 1996 on the basis that the tribunal lacked jurisdiction. … Read more

Cross-Post: ISDS policy trend round up for 2023

What are the trends in investor state dispute resolution at a macro level that have developed over 2023? We have put together a round-up which has been posted in full on the PIL Notes blog here. For further information, please contact Andrew Cannon, Partner, Christian Leathley, Partner, Hannah Ambrose, Partner, Vanessa Naish, Professional Support Consultant,  … Read more