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DIFC court jurisdiction—clarifying an ‘opt-in’ (Sunteck Lifestyles v (1) Al Tamimi and Company (2) Grand Valley General Trading)

Published on: 05 December 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • DIFC court jurisdiction—clarifying an ‘opt-in’ (Sunteck Lifestyles v (1) Al Tamimi and Company (2) Grand Valley General Trading)
  • Original news
  • What are the practical implications of the judgment for arbitration practitioners?
  • What, in brief, was the background to the judgment?
  • What issues were before the court?
  • What did the court decide?
  • How does this decision sit in context?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: What constitutes an effective ‘opt in’ to a court’s off-shore jurisdiction? Rupert Reed QC of Serle Court Chambers, who acted for the claimants in the case, considers the judgment in Sunteck Lifestyles Ltd v (1) Al Tamimi and Company Limited (2) Grand Valley General Trading LLC and explains the wider implications for litigation practitioners. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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