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No injunction to restrain enforcement of section 1782 order for disclosure and deposition (Dreymoor Fertilisers Overseas v EuroChem Trading)

No injunction to restrain enforcement of section 1782 order for disclosure and deposition (Dreymoor Fertilisers Overseas v EuroChem Trading)
Published on: 02 September 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • No injunction to restrain enforcement of section 1782 order for disclosure and deposition (Dreymoor Fertilisers Overseas v EuroChem Trading)
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Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Ian McDonald of 4 New Square reflects on the Commercial Court’s latest judgment in the Dreymoor Fertilisers Overseas v EuroChem Trading litigation, in which Mr Justice Males dismissed the claimant’s (Dreymoor’s) application to continue an injunction restraining the respondents (ECTG and EuroChem) from enforcing an order for discovery made by a US court pursuant to section 1782(a) of Title 28 of the United States Code (section 1782). In so doing, Males J rejected Dreymoor’s argument that enforcement of the order would amount to an unconscionable interference with English arbitration proceedings. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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