When will the English Court agree to be a “forum of necessity” for foreign litigants?

1 January 2015
NYU Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Commercial Law Blog

An ever-more globalized approach to business has led to an increasing number of substantive disputes arising in countries with less-developed judicial traditions. Given London’s status as a major international dispute resolution hub, it is important to consider whether the English Courts will accept jurisdiction over an entirely foreign dispute in circumstances where the relevant foreign jurisdiction is an unacceptable place to litigate for one of the parties. ​To read the full article, click here (*subscription required).