|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 1030|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court|
|Representation||Colin Wynter (instructed by Clyde & Co) for the claimants.|
|Christopher Butcher (instructed by Cameron McKenna) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||23 September 1999|
Res judicata - Cause of action estoppel - Estoppel - Issue estoppel - Foreign judgment - Whether prior Californian proceedings involving settlement with third parties constituted res judicata in separate action between claimants and defendant in English court.