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Never too late: English court issues anti-suit injunctions despite foreign proceedings reaching Supreme Court

Published on 30 June 2021. By Andy McGregor, Head of Civil Fraud and George Fahey , Associate

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If, contrary to an agreement to arbitrate, you are sued in the wrong jurisdiction the English courts stand willing to issue an anti-suit injunction – regardless of how quickly the foreign proceedings might have escalated. The recent case of UAU -v- HVB [2021] EWHC 1548 (Comm) serves as a good example of how a party should conduct itself in order successfully to obtain injunctive relief.

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