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High Court refuses to continue anti-enforcement injunction (Ecobank v Tanoh)

High Court refuses to continue anti-enforcement injunction (Ecobank v Tanoh)
Published on: 06 July 2015
Published by: LexisPSL
  • High Court refuses to continue anti-enforcement injunction (Ecobank v Tanoh)
  • Practical implications
  • What was the background to the decision?
  • Was the court prepared to continue the injunction?
  • What did the court have to say regarding the jurisdiction to make an anti-enforcement injunction?
  • Comity
  • Timing
  • Court and judgment details

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: in a judgment dated 3 July 2015, Mr Justice Knowles refused to continue an anti-enforcement injunction to uphold an arbitration agreement. The decision is of interest to practitioners as there are few reported judgments on applications for anti-enforcement injunctions, and, even though the interim anti-enforcement order was discharged by the judge following a inter partes hearing, the decision adds to the small pool of jurisprudence on this exceptional remedy. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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