ENGLISH COURT DETERMINES IT HAS NO JURISDICTION TO PERMIT A COUNTERCLAIM IN ENFORCEMENT PROCEEDINGS

In Selevision Co (a company incorporated in Saudi Arabia) v Bein Media Group LLC [2021] EWHC 2802 (Comm), the English Commercial Court determined that it did not have jurisdiction to permit a counterclaim in the context of an application for leave to enforce a New York Convention Award pursuant to section 101(2) of the English Arbitration Act and CPR 62, underlining the “highly summary” and “streamlined” nature of the enforcement process.

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