The most recent iteration of proposed Brexit amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 was laid before Parliament on 8 March 2019 (Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019).
Will they still be relevant in few days’ time? Who knows! In the meantime, for those interested, here are the headlines. Continue reading “CPR Brexit Amendments”
Disclosure is matter of the law of the forum. However, where the effect of an order for the disclosure of certain documents will be to place a foreign party in breach of its home law, this can place the English court in an interesting and difficult position. The relevant principles were well summarised earlier this week in a “cut-out-and-keep” passage by the Court of Appeal in Bank Mellat v HM Treasury  EWCA Civ 449. Continue reading “Orders for disclosure contrary to foreign law”