Tag: foreign courts

Do not submit to the jurisdiction without careful consideration

In a case decided last week, the English Commercial Court ruled that it would enforce a Chinese judgment in England Even though the Chinese proceedings were brought in breach of an anti-suit injunction, after unsuccessfully challenging the jurisdiction of the Chinese court, the defendant had appeared at trial.  It had also appealed to the Shandong …

Limits on assistance to foreign insolvency court

In this post, international commercial litigator Steven Loble discusses recent case, Singularis Holdings Ltd. v PricewaterhouseCoopers, in which the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, which is the ultimate court of appeal for UK overseas territories and Crown dependencies, and for some Commonwealth countries, set out the limits of a court’s power to assist in obtaining evidence …