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JURISDICTION: Trust in Fiona Trust?

07 August 2015  

Davina Given and Ed Holmes report on recent developments in the Court of Appeal

In Trust Risk Group SpA v AmTrust Europe Ltd [2015] the Court of Appeal has rowed back from the presumption that parties who have agreed differing jurisdiction arrangements intended their disputes to be governed by one regime.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Aldi Stores Ltd v WSP Group plc & ors [2007] EWCA Civ 1260

    Credit Suisse First Boston (Europe) Ltd v MLC (Bermuda) Ltd [1999] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 767

    Fiona Trust Holding Corp & ors v Privalov & ors [2007] UKHL 40; [2007] All ER (D) 233 (Oct)

    Modern Building (Wales) Ltd v Limmer & Trinidad Co Ltd [1975] 1 WLR 1281

    Monde Petroleum SA v Westernzagros Ltd [2015] EWHC 67 (Comm)

    Sebastian Holdings Inc v Deutsche Bank AG (No 2) [2010] EWCA Civ 998

    Spiliada Maritime Corp v Cansulex Ltd (The Spiliada) [1986] UKHL 10

    Trust Risk Group SpA v AmTrust Europe Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 437

    VTB Capital plc v Nutritek International Corp & ors [2013] UKSC 5