Latin Lawyer Highlights Haynes and Boone CDG’s English High Court Win


Latin Lawyer reported on Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP’s recent victory in the English High Court on behalf of client Corretaje Maritimo Sud-Americano (CMSA).

Partner Andreas Dracoulis and Associates Jonathan Morton and Matthew Turner worked on the case. 

Latin Lawyer reported:

Haynes and Boone, LLP in London has successfully defended vessel builder Corretaje Maritimo Sud-Americano (CMSA) in the English High Court after Mexican salt mining company Exportadora de Sal (ESSA) challenged an earlier arbitration award on jurisdictional grounds.

On February 9, the English High Court rejected ESSA’s claim that an arbitration tribunal did not have substantive jurisdiction under English law, upholding a multimillion-dollar breach of contract award brought against it by CMSA. …

Haynes and Boone’s Partner Andreas Dracoulis notes: “reported decisions on jurisdictional challenges of this nature are relatively unusual.” …

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