Trafigura Beheer Bv v Kookmin Bank Co: ComC 16 Jun 2006

The defendant bank had given the claimant a letter of credit, but when the goods under transport were discharged without the bills of lading,and the buyers became insolvent, the bank refused to pay. There had been proceedings in Korea, but the claimant now sought remedies here. The defendant denied the jurisdiction of the court.
Aikens J
[2006] EWHC 1450 (Comm)
England and Wales
See AlsoTrafigura Beheer Bv v Kookmin Bank Co ComC 5-Aug-2005
Entitlement to anti-suit injunction. . .

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CitedVTB Capital Plc v Nutritek International Corp and Others SC 6-Feb-2013
The claimant bank said that it had been induced to create very substantial lending facilities by fraudulent misrepresentation by the defendants. They now appealed against findings that England was not clearly or distinctly the appropriate forum for . .
CitedTrafigura Beheer Bv v Kookmin Bank Co ComC 27-Jul-2006
Application for a post-trial anti-suit injunction restraining proceedings brought by the defendant (‘Kookmin’) in Seoul Central District Court. . .

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Updated: 10 October 2021; Ref: scu.242581