Hashwani and others v OMV Maurice Energy Ltd

Practice – Stay of proceedings. The proceedings related to claims made by the defendant company (OMV) that the claimant companies had failed to pay calls under an agreement. The claimants sought to challenge the jurisdiction of the International Chamber of Commerce. The defendant sought a stay of the proceedings, on the basis that the ICC should determine the question of jurisdiction. The Commercial Court held that the defendant's application would be allowed and the claimant's application would fail.

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