Morris v Banque Arab et Internationale d’Investissement: ChD 2000

The parties had exchanged lists of documents but one side objected to inspection of a number of them on the ground that it would put them in breach of French law.
Held: There was discretion to be exercised. Neuberger J ordered inspection bearing in mind the relevance of the documents and very small risk of prosecution.

Judges:

Neuberger J

Citations:

[2000] CP Rep 65

Cited by:

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