Jurisdiction: Any time, any place, anywhere

Ryan Deane outlines a recent decision on jurisdiction ‘The English courts seem willing to stretch the concept of proximity in cases where payment under a contract is the characteristic obligation.’ Article 5(1) of EC Regulation 44/2001 (the Regulation) allows a person domiciled in a member state to be sued in another member state ‘in matters …
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Cases Referenced

  • Canyon Offshore Ltd v GDF Suez E&P Nederland BV [2014] EWHC 3810 (Comm).
  • Case C-19/09 Wood Floor Solutions Andreas Domberger GmbH v Silva Trade SA [2010] ECR I-02121
  • Case C-204/08 Rehder v Air Baltic Corporation [2009] ECR I-06073
  • Case C-256/00 Besix SA v Wasserreinigungsbau Alfred Kretzschmar GmbH & Co KG (WABAG) & anor [2003] ECR I-01699
  • Case C-386/05 Color Drack GmbH v Lexx International Vertriebs GmbH [2007] ECR I-03699
  • Case C-533/07 Falco Privatstiftung & anor v Weller-Lindhorst [2009] ECR I-03327