Practice and Procedure


PUBLISHED November 29, 2011

Conflict of laws - Challenge to jurisdiction - Parties entering into licence agreement

Seven Licensing Company Sarl and another company v FFG-Platinum SA and other companies: Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court (Mr Justice Gloster): 16 November 2011

Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court) held, in refusing the defendants' application for a stay of proceedings under article 28 of Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, that the degree of connection between the two sets of proceedings was limited and the risk of mutually irreconcilable judgments remote.

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