Great Britain PAUL BEAUMONT
Faculty of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
|I Forum non conveniens207|
|1. The Spiliada case209|
|2. Relevant factors212|
|II Lis alibi pendens221|
|III Foreign choice of jurisdiction clauses223|
|IV Arbitration agreements227|
|V Restraining foreign proceedings229|
FORUM NON CONVENIENS
This chapter examines the recent case law on forum non conveniens in England, but first of all examines its origins in Scotland. It is arguably one
of the Scottish legal system's most successful exports. It was originally
referred to in Scotland as forum non competens, but in the latter half of the nineteenth century the modern wording was adopted, as it better reflected____________________
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Book title: Declining Jurisdiction in Private International Law:Reports to the XIVth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Athens, August 1994.
Contributors: J. J. Fawcett - Author, International Congress of Comparative Law - OrganizationName.
Publisher: Oxford University.
Place of publication: Oxford, England.
Publication year: 1995.
Page number: 207.
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