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Letters of request and ongoing criminal proceedings (Aureus Currency Fund and Credit Suisse Group AG v Mitesh Parikh)

Letters of request and ongoing criminal proceedings (Aureus Currency Fund and Credit Suisse Group AG v Mitesh Parikh)
Published on: 29 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: An application made by Aureus to question Mitesh Parikh in the UK in aid of proceedings in New York would be granted. The English Court should ordinarily rely on a requesting court’s determination as to whether the evidence sought was relevant to the issues for trial. Where the request could not be considered oppressive or too wide in scope, it ought reasonably, in the interests of comity, to be granted. Written by Christopher Snell, barrister at New Square Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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