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In Sloutsker v Romanova, Mr Justice Warby considered the principles for granting an injunction in a publication case where default judgment had already been entered. The claimant was a Russian citizen with strong ties to England. He brought an action against a Russian journalist in respect of a number of defamatory publications which involved allegations … Continue reading Grant of an injunction in a publication case where default judgment has been entered

In Jacobs E&C Limited v Laker Vent Engineering Ltd, the High Court considered the interaction between two applications which had been made to the court in respect of a dispute which was subject to arbitral proceedings: an application for an interim mandatory injunction in support of arbitration under sections 44(2)(e) and 44(3) of the Arbitration … Continue reading Interaction between applications for an interim mandatory injunction and for a stay of proceedings under the Arbitration Act 1996

In Impala Warehousing and Logistics (Shanghai) Co Ltd v Wanxiang Resources (Singapore) Pte Ltd, the High Court held that the fact that a judgment would not be enforceable in a particular foreign country could sometimes constitute a strong reason not to grant an anti-suit injunction. The case concerned an alleged major fraud whereby goods stored … Continue reading Unenforceability in a particular country may be a “strong reason” not to grant an anti-suit injunction