Anti-suit injunctions und nicht ausschließliche Gerichtsstandsvereinbarungen (Anti-suit Injunctions and Non-exclusive Jurisdiction Agreements)

Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax), Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 406-413, September 2012

Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 12/7

Posted: 6 Apr 2012 Last revised: 12 Nov 2012

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Martin Illmer

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Date Written: October 3, 2011

Abstract

Case note on: Court of Appeal (Civil Division), 13.7.2009 – [2009] EWCA Civ 725, Highland Crusader Offshore Partners and others v. Deutsche Bank AG and others:

Due to uncertainty about the interpretation and scope of two earlier, potentially conflicting Court of Appeal decisions concerning anti-suit injunctions enforcing non-exclusive jurisdiction agreements, the state of the law was unclear. Setting aside an anti-suit injunction granted by the High Court at first instance, the Court of Appeal made a fresh start. It distinguished the earlier case law on the matter and laid down general guidelines for the grant of anti-suit injunctions enforcing non-exclusive jurisdiction agreements. The decision itself as well as the accompanying plea on behalf of textbook writers deserve full support.

Please note that this is an article published in German.

Keywords: anti-suit injunction, non-exclusive jurisdiction agreements

Suggested Citation

Illmer, Martin, Anti-suit injunctions und nicht ausschließliche Gerichtsstandsvereinbarungen (Anti-suit Injunctions and Non-exclusive Jurisdiction Agreements) (October 3, 2011). Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax), Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 406-413, September 2012; Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 12/7. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2024850

Martin Illmer (Contact Author)

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law ( email )

Mittelweg 187
Hamburg, D-20148
Germany

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