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Legal Update

English Commercial Court confirms fraud does not always "unravel all"

March 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
In Sinocore International Co Ltd v RBRG Trading (UK) Ltd, the English Commercial Court granted permission for the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award despite allegations that the transaction in question had been “tainted” by fraud. The fraudulent action of one of the parties did not prevent it from pursuing a claim for a separate breach of a lawful
contract which had caused its loss.

Authors

  • Raid Abu-Manneh
    T +44 20 3130 3773
  • Ruth Malone
    Of Counsel
    T +44 20 3130 3207
  • Zahra-Rose Khawaja
    T +44 20 3130 3914
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