- Weighing anchors again—Commercial Court confirms applicability of merits test to claims against ‘anchor defendants’ under Article 8(1) of Brussels I (recast) (Senior Taxi Aereo Executivo Ltda v Agusta Westland SpA)
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Dispute Resolution analysis: The Commercial Court has confirmed what had previously only been addressed in obiter judgments, namely that the court should apply a ‘merits test’ in evaluating a claim against an anchor defendant before exercising its ancillary jurisdiction over defendants domiciled in other EU Member States pursuant to Article 8(1) of Brussels I (recast).
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