With Maurice Kenton
Although the ECJ decision in Allianz SpA and Another v West Tankers Inc Case 185/07 of 10 February 2009 (“the West Tankers decision”) confirmed that under European Council Regulation No 44/2001 (“the Regulation”) any EU member state court, even one having supervisory jurisdiction over an arbitration, could not order the court of another member state to halt proceedings issued there in breach of the arbitration agreement, it did not deal with how the potential problems arising from parallel proce