Legal News

Asymmetric jurisdiction clauses and Brussels I (recast) (Commerzbank v Liquimar Tankers)

Asymmetric jurisdiction clauses and Brussels I (recast) (Commerzbank v Liquimar Tankers)
Published on: 17 February 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Asymmetric jurisdiction clauses and Brussels I (recast) (Commerzbank v Liquimar Tankers)
  • Original news
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was this case about?
  • What were the facts?
  • What is an asymmetric jurisdiction clause?
  • Can asymmetric jurisdiction clauses be characterised as exclusive jurisdiction clauses?
  • Parties submissions
  • Judge's findings
  • What was the remit of Brussels I (recast), art 31(2)
  • More...

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Cranston J considers whether asymmetric jurisdiction clauses are exclusive jurisdiction clauses for the purposes of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 (Brussels I (recast)), and in particular the provisions in article 31(2) which was introduced to stop so called ‘torpedo actions’. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

Popular documents