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JSC COMMERCIAL BANK PRIVATBANK v KOLOMOISKY AND OTHERS

Lloyd's Law Reports Plus

JSC COMMERCIAL BANK PRIVATBANK v KOLOMOISKY AND OTHERS

[2020] Lloyd's Rep. Plus 61

COURT OF APPEAL

Before Lord Justice David Richards, Lord Justice Flaux and Lord Justice Newey

Conflict of laws – Jurisdiction – Ukrainian bank bringing proceedings against personal and corporate defendants for large-scale fraud – Personal defendants domiciled in Switzerland – Corporate defendants domiciled in England – Whether article 6(1) of Lugano Convention subject to “sole object” test – Whether suing personal defendants in England was sole object of proceedings – Whether stay should be granted on lis alibi pendens grounds – Whether article 28(1) of Lugano Convention applied reflexively – Whether English and Ukrainian proceedings “related” – Whether judge erred in exercise of discretion in granting stay – Quantum of worldwide freezing order – Whether freezing order should be discharged for material non-disclosure – Lugano Convention, article 6(1) and 28(1) – Recast Brussels Regulation, article 34(1).

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