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Court of Appeal—anti-enforcement injunction granted in part to prevent enforcement of a foreign judgment in respect of assets located in England and Wales (SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Limited)

Court of Appeal—anti-enforcement injunction granted in part to prevent enforcement of a foreign judgment in respect of assets located in England and Wales (SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Limited)
Published on: 15 May 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: Anti-enforcement injunctions are not to be treated differently from other forms of anti-suit injunction as far as the test to be applied is concerned. Enforcement proceedings are (as a matter of international law) territorial in their scope. An injunction may properly be granted (and was granted in this case) preventing foreign enforcement proceedings from biting on assets in England and Wales. Written by Phillip Patterson, barrister, at Hardwicke Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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