Banque Cantonale De Geneve v Polevent Ltd and others

Conflict of laws – Jurisdiction. The Commercial Court considered the preliminary issue of which law would apply to a fraud perpetrated in Geneva, in which funds had been sent from the claimant bank, which was in Geneva, to London. The court held that English law would apply on the proper application of European Parliament and Council (EC) Regulation 864/2007 (on the law applicable to non-contractual obligations).

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