Jurisdiction disputes: the Court of Appeal goes back to basics

Macfarlanes has successfully appeared in the Court of Appeal, alongside Egorov Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners of Moscow, in the case of Erste Group Bank A.G. v JSC “VMZ Red October” and others [2015] EWCA Civ 379.

The case considered the rules on commencing proceedings against foreign defendants, focusing in particular on the fact that a claimant must satisfy the court that England is clearly or distinctly the appropriate forum for the trial. Please click the link below to read more.