Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi As v OOO ‘Insurance Company Chubb’ and Others: CA 29 Apr 2020

Appeal against a decision at trial not to grant an anti-suit injunction against a party alleged to be in breach of a London arbitration clause by bringing proceedings in Russia. It concerns the significance to be attached to the choice of London as the seat of the arbitration in exercising such jurisdiction and in determining the proper law of the arbitration agreement.

Lord Justice Popplewell
[2020] EWCA Civ 574, [2020] WLR(D) 256
Bailii, WLRD
England and Wales
Appeal fromEnka Insaat Ve Sanayi As v Ooo ‘Insurance Company Chubb’ and Others ComC 20-Dec-2019
Anti-suit injunction to restrain foreign proceedings said to be in breach of agreement to refer disputes to ICC arbitration with London seat.
Held: Refused . .

Cited by:
Appeal fromEnka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v OOO Insurance Company Chubb SC 9-Oct-2020
After a fire in a power plant in Russia, Chubb Russia, the insurers brought proceedings in Russia against Enka, a subcontractor, alleging liability for the fire. Enka began proceedings in England contending that the dispute was subject to an . .

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Arbitration, International

Updated: 10 January 2022; Ref: scu.650491