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Jurisdiction case (interpretation of Regulation 1215/2012 art.23(1)) - Yukos International UK BV v Merinson [EWHC 335 (Comm)] 27.02.18 (unreported)

The court ruled on the proper interpretation of Regulation 1215/2012 art.23(1), whose purpose was to protect employees from bargaining away their right to be sued in their home jurisdiction except where they were positively choosing a specific jurisdiction for the resolution of a specific existing dispute. Declaration refused

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Category: Employment » EC Law; England and Wales. Keyword(s): Choice of jurisdiction; Settlement agreements. Area(s) of law: Employment; Litigation.
Source: [2018] EWHC 335 (Comm).

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