Spiliada Maritime Corporation v Cansulex Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
Judgment Date1985
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  • Spiliada Maritime Corporation v Cansulex Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 19 November 1986
  • Deutsche Bank Ag v Sebastian Holdings Inc.
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 1 December 2009
    ...with no relevant jurisdiction clause affecting the issues, are found in the seminal decision of the House of Lords in Spiliada Maritime Corp v Cansulex Ltd [1987] AC 460. On an application for a stay based upon forum non conveniens, the first and major test is, the burden being upon the def......
  • Hanna Panton (Lisa) v Panton (David)
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal
    • 29 November 2006
    ...decision, inevitably, determines the appropriate forum. In that regard, the concept of forum non conveniens derived from Spiliada Maritime Corporation v. Cansulex Ltd [1987] A.C. 460, is applicable to custody cases in that a court may stay the proceedings before it in certain circumstances.......
  • Sibir Energy Plc v Gregory Trading SA and Others
    • British Virgin Islands
    • High Court
    • 29 November 2005
    ...Machado v Fontes [1897] 2 Q.B. 231, C.A. overruled. 11. Red Sea Insurance Co Ltd v Bouygues SA [1995] 1 A.C. 190. 12. Spiliada Maritime Corporation v Cansulex Limited [1987] 1 A.C. 460. 13. IPOC International Growth Fund Limited v LV Finance Group Limited et al (BVI Civil Appeal Nos. 20 of......
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