- 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
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.
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