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Agreement to submit to foreign jurisdiction: can it be implied or inferred?
  • Gibraltar
  • March 08 2016

In Vizcaya Partners Ltd v Picard the Privy Council recently held that an agreement to submit to the jurisdiction of a foreign court can arise through an implied term, but there must be actual agreement (or consent). However, simply agreeing that an agreement should be governed by foreign law does not amount to agreement to the corresponding jurisdiction.


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