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Back to the future - forum non conveniens and Spiliada after Brexit

May 16, 2022

The High Court declines an application for a permanent stay of proceedings on the grounds that the English courts are an inappropriate jurisdiction to hear a claim in light of connections to Cyprus.

Disputes risks in financial transactions arising from the new financial sanctions regime

March 17, 2022

Potential areas for dispute in financial transactions arising in connection with the new sanctions regimes imposed following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The Supreme Court clarifies the tort gateway for service out

March 07, 2022

The Supreme Court confirms a broad interpretation of the tort gateway for jurisdiction over foreign defendants creating more opportunity for claimants to bring proceedings in England

Smart legal contracts under English law - Part 3: Remedies, Consumer Contracts, Jurisdiction & Governing Law

February 03, 2022

The Law Commission has considered whether the current law of contract can adapt to the use of smart legal contracts

Third party debt orders: the importance of exclusive jurisdiction clauses

October 18, 2021

The basis of a decision by the High Court not to exercise its discretion to make a third party debt order, should be of particular interest to banks and financial institutions.

Cross-border guide to parent company liability for foreign subsidiaries

May 17, 2021

How and when can a parent company be liable for conduct of its (foreign) subsidiaries?

Cross-border Q&A – Can foreign entities without an English equivalent be a party to litigation?

November 26, 2020

Separate legal personality is bestowed upon different entities in different legal systems.