Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 19
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court

Rix J

Representation Iain Milligan QC and Christopher Butcher (instructed by Allen & Overy) for the plaintiff.
  Richard Salter QC and Jonathan Nash (instructed by Richards Butler) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 21 December 1998


Conflict of laws - Jurisdiction - Contract - Exclusive jurisdiction clause - Plaintiff selling bonds to defendant - Purchase agreement containing jurisdiction clause - Plaintiff suing defendant in England for outstanding payments - Defendant suing plaintiff and affiliated companies in New York in connection with the same transaction - Whether the defendant should be restrained from pursuing the New York litigation.

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