SA Consortium General Textiles v Sun and Sand Agencies Ltd: CA 1978

The expression ‘agreed . . to submit to the jurisdiction’ in the 1933 Act meant ‘expressed willingness or consented to or acknowledged that he would accept the jurisdiction of the foreign court. It does not require that the judgment debtor must have bound himself contractually or in formal terms so to do’


Goff LJ


[1978] QB 279


Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933 4(2)(a)(ii)

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CitedVizcaya Partners Ltd v Picard and Another PC 3-Feb-2016
No Contractual Obligation to Try Case in New York
(Gibraltar) The appellant had invested in a fraudulent Ponzi scheme run by Bernard Madoff. They were repaid sums before the fund collapsed, and the trustees now sought repayment by way of enforcement of an order obtained in New York.
Held: The . .
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Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.565133