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By Amanda Mochrie, Amanda Mochrie
Where a London Market reinsurer contracts with a European cedant and the contract contains an exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of the English courts, the position used to be that if the cedant attempted to commence proceedings in the courts of another European country, in breach of this clause, reinsurers could apply, at short notice, to the Commercial Court for an anti-suit injunction restraining the cedant from commencing /continuing foreign proceedings. As a result of the ruling of the