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Forum Non ConveniensHistory, Global Practice, and Future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements$
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Ronald A. Brand and Scott R. Jablonski

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195329278

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329278.001.0001

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The United Kingdom

The United Kingdom

(p.7) CHAPTER 2 The United Kingdom
Forum Non Conveniens

Ronald A. Brand

Scott R. Jablonski

Oxford University Press

This chapter sets out the history of the development of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in the United Kingdom, from its creation in Scotland to its current day status in the United Kingdom. It reviews the major cases that have developed the doctrine, explains the current approach in U.K. courts, and details the impact of the European Union's Brussels Regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments on the application of the doctrine in the United Kingdom.

Keywords:   forum non conveniens, Spiliada, Brussels Regulation, Owusu, declining jurisdiction

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