In a judgment handed down on 8th December 2016, the Court of Appeal unanimously upheld the judgment of Blair J at first instance dismissing the appellant’s application for a declaration under CPR Part 11 and giving summary judgment for the respondent. The Court of Appeal considered a number of important questions of EU law, including the correct interpretation of Article 27 of the Judgments Regulation...
In the latest development in the long-running litigation between Deutsche Bank and billionaire businessman Alexander Vik’s vehicle, Sebastian Holdings Inc, Mr Justice Teare has ruled that, notwithstanding that Mr Vik is resident out of the jurisdiction, Deutsche Bank can apply to commit Mr Vik for breaches of a court order requiring him to provide information and documents about Sebastian Holdings’...
Mr Justice Morris has today allowed an appeal by Autonomy Inc and Autonomy Systems Limited. The appeal concerned a letter of request issued by a US District Court in California under the Hague Convention 1970 requesting an examination of Mr Sushovan Hussain, Autonomy’s former CFO, in aid of proceedings in the District Court between the Autonomy parties and MicroTechnologies LLC. The Autonomy parties’...
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