Why Litigants Continue To Use Anti-Suit Injunctions

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT) -- Courts occasionally are asked to intervene in a pending arbitration and exercise their injunctive powers. In some cases, litigants seek to have the courts aid the arbitral process by stopping foreign proceedings that interfere with a pending arbitration. In others, courts are asked to enjoin arbitration itself. Decisions in both the U.K. and the U.S. in 2013 underscore the delicate relationship between the courts and arbitration and reveal a reluctance on the part of the courts to undermine arbitral agreements.

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