Genira Trade and Finance Inc v CS First Boston and Standard Bank (London) Limited: CA 21 Nov 2001

The court considered the circumstances under which it could be called upon to assist a foreign court.
Held: It is the duty and pleasure of the court to give all such assistance as it can to the requesting court within the limits imposed by the 1975 Act from which the jurisdiction to make orders of this kind is derived.


[2001] EWCA Civ 1733




Evidence (Proceedings in other Jurisdictions) Act 1975


England and Wales

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CitedUnited States of America v Philip Morris Inc and others QBD 10-Dec-2003
Witness orders were sought in respect of professionals resident in England to support litigation in the US. They objected on the ground that the terms of the order sought suggested improper behaviour, and that an order would anticipate breach of . .
CitedUnited States of America v Philip Morris Inc and Others and British American Tobacco (Investments) Ltd CA 23-Mar-2004
The defendants appealed orders requiring them to produce evidence for use in the courts in the US.
Held: It was the pleasure and duty of British courts to respond positively to a letter of request. Public interest required that a court should . .
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Banking, Litigation Practice

Updated: 05 June 2022; Ref: scu.167824