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Dismissal of application to stay poaching claim in favour of arbitration proceedings upheld (Cantor v Jefferies)

Dismissal of application to stay poaching claim in favour of arbitration proceedings upheld (Cantor v Jefferies)
Published on: 14 January 2021
Published by: Law360
  • Dismissal of application to stay poaching claim in favour of arbitration proceedings upheld (Cantor v Jefferies)
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Law360, London: In an oral ruling, conducted by video conference due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Mr Justice Saini in the Queen’s Bench Division rejected Cantor Fitzgerald’s appeal challenging the English court’s authority to adjudicate a multimillion-dollar lawsuit claiming the financial services firm poached a rival’s employees, finding the case should not be stayed in favour of arbitration proceedings in the US or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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