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Anti-suit injunctions: quasi-contractual injunctions; extension of time

Online Published Date : 17 August 2020 | Appeared in issue: Vol 20 No 07 - 17 August 2020

The decision of Sarah Cockerill J in Times Trading Corporation v National Bank of Fujairah (Dubai Branch) [2020] EWHC 1078 (Comm), contains a detailed analysis of what have been described as “quasi-contractual injunctions”, namely where an anti-suit injunction is sought in circumstances where there is doubt as to whether one of the parties to the proceedings is bound by the arbitration clause.

Law applicable to an arbitration agreement: significance of the seat

Online Published Date : 17 August 2020 | Appeared in issue: Vol 20 No 07 - 17 August 2020

In BNA v BNB and Another [2019] SGCA 84 the Singapore Court of Appeal was required to determine whether a Singapore arbitration tribunal had jurisdiction over a dispute under a contract governed by the law of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) but subject to an arbitration clause specifying arbitration in Shanghai under the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.