No recognition of judgment given in breach of arbitration agreement

An update on National Navigation Co v Endesa Generacion SA [2009] EWHC 196 (Comm), in which the Commercial Court considered the ECJ ruling in West Tankers in a dispute about the validity of an arbitration clause, and whether the English or Spanish courts had jurisdiction.

Note that this decision has been overturned by the Court of Appeal ([2009] EWCA Civ 1397). See Legal update, National Navigation v Endesa: full report

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