Foreign company schemes: is an asymmetric jurisdiction clause for choice of English law enough for jurisdiction?

Foreign company schemes: is an asymmetric jurisdiction clause for choice of English law enough for jurisdiction?

This article considers the decision in the Liquimar case that asymmetric jurisdiction clauses have been held to be exclusive jurisdiction clauses under the recast Judgments Regulation and the possible implications for recognition for creditor schemes of arrangement of foreign companies.

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Neeta started her legal career at Allen & Overy in 2008 in the midst of the global financial crisis and the collapse of Lehmans where she gained most of her paralegal experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office in 2006. Neeta graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from University of London, Queen Mary College and went on to obtain a distinction from the College of Law in the Legal Practice. She has been working at Lexis Nexis since April 2013.