Tag: judgment enforcement

Don’t step in the jurisdiction accidentally!

A recent decision of the High Court (Desarrollo Immobililiario Y Negocios Industriales De Alta v Kdader Holdings Company Limited [2014] EWHC 1460 (QB))  is a timely reminder of the danger of a defendant submitting itself to the jurisdiction of a US court, which makes a judgment of the US court enforceable in England, when it …

The Brussels Regulation (recast) – The changes explained

From 10 January 2015, Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels Regulation (recast)) applies. Jurisdiction The most significant change in relation to jurisdiction, and this clearly also effects parties not from Member …

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 …