Dispute Resolution—pre-action and preliminary considerations annual round-up: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]
Dispute Resolution—pre-action and preliminary considerations annual round-up: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]

The following Dispute Resolution practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Dispute Resolution—pre-action and preliminary considerations annual round-up: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]
  • Reviewing 2017
  • Applicable law
  • What happened?
  • What are the practical implications?
  • Want to know more?
  • Jurisdiction
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This year’s annual review looks back at some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This includes the Vinyls Italia and Dexia Crediop decisions on applicable law; information on new signatories to the Hague Convention on Choice of Courts; a number of Court of Justice decisions covering issues relating to jurisdiction agreements and other jurisdiction considerations; details of the UK opting into the draft Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on a Convention on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters; two Court of Appeal judgments (Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority v Bestfort Development LLP and Candy v Holyoake) on obtaining freezing orders; details of a consultation regarding reform of the rules and procedures for enforcing suspended orders; the Supreme Court decision in Taurus Petroleum Ltd v State Oil Marketing Company of the Ministry of Oil giving clarification on third party debt orders and letters of credit; the Court of Appeal decision in Pan Petroleum v Yinka Folawiyo on contempt of court; and the introduction of the Debt Pre-Action Protocol.

Reviewing 2017

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