*AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier and others

Conflict of laws – Jurisdiction. The Supreme Court dismissed the appellant company's appeal against a decision that the English courts did not have jurisdiction to hear its claim against the respondent company for damages and injunctive relief for the tort of inducing breach of contract of an exclusive jurisdiction and applicable law clauses. For the purposes of art 5.3 of Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001, which gave jurisdiction in tort claims to the courts for the place in which the harmful event had occurred or might occur, the place where the harmful event had occurred had been Germany.

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