English Commercial High Court (QB): Correct approach for interpreting arbitration clause is interpreting it in its “ordinary and natural meaning” with business common-sense and reasonableness

  In the case of Perkins Engines Company Limited v. Mohammed Ghaddar and Ghaddar Machinery Co. S.A.L [2018] EWHC 1500 (Comm), the English Commercial High Court heard an application to grant an interim negative anti-suit injunction in respect of proceedings commenced by Defendants against Claimant in Lebanon which as per Claimant were commenced in breach…

English Commercial High Court: Whether the Court is empowered to grant a worldwide freezing order in enforcement of award proceedings under Section 101 of the English Arbitration Act.

  In the case of Eastern European Engineering Ltd. vs. Vijay Construction (Proprietary) Ltd. [2018] EWHC 1539 (Comm), the English Commercial High Court (QB) addressed the issue of whether the English Court can grant worldwide freezing order pursuant to Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) 25.1(1)(f) and/or Section 37 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 and/or the…