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