Court considers temporary stay pending determination of related proceedings in Sweden (Office Depot International BV v Holdham SA)

CA 1154 – Office Depot International BV and other companies v Holdham SA and other companies [2019] EWHC 2115 (Ch)

This article was first published by Lexis®PSL on 15/08/2019

This case deals with the various mechanisms for staying an action in circumstances where there are parallel proceedings yet to be finally determined in a different jurisdiction. In particular, it considers the applicable tests and criteria pursuant to Article 30 of the Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast) as well as the applicability of Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), specifically CPR 11(1)(b).


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