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Chinese maritime injunction—a proper weapon against the anti-suit injunction (Huatai P&C Insurance Co Ltd v Clipper Chartering)

Chinese maritime injunction—a proper weapon against the anti-suit injunction (Huatai P&C Insurance Co Ltd v Clipper Chartering)
Published on: 11 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Chinese maritime injunction—a proper weapon against the anti-suit injunction (Huatai P&C Insurance Co Ltd v Clipper Chartering)
  • Original news
  • What is the background to this decision?
  • The Hong Kong anti-suit injunction
  • The Chinese maritime injunction (anti-suit injunction)
  • A proper remedy for anti-suit injunction?
  • The Chinese and English anti-anti-suit injunction compared

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Stephen Du, barrister at 7 King’s Bench Walk and Yin (Steven) Zhou, senior associate at King & Wood Mallesons Shanghai, consider the decision in Huatai P&C Insurance Co, Ltd Shenzhen Branch v Clipper Chartering SA in which the Wuhan Maritime Court issued a maritime injunction by which a foreign shipowner was ordered to apply to withdraw an anti-suit injunction issued by the Hong Kong High Court against a Chinese insurer. This case seems to be the first published case that reveals the Chinese court’s attitude towards the anti-suit injunction issued by a ‘foreign’ court. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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