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International Jurisdictional Standoffs and Foreign Antisuit Injunctions

August 25, 2010

By James E. Berger and Charlene Sun

Antisuit injunctionsinjunctions prohibiting a party from prosecuting litigation in a forum outside the enjoining courts jurisdictionare among the most extraordinary remedies a court can impose.

In this article that originally appeared in International Litigation Quarterly, James E. Berger and Charlene Sun discuss the U.S. courts recognition that foreign antisuit injunctions continue to represent a critical, if draconian, tool to protect their jurisdiction, their orders, and the effectiveness of the laws and policies of the United States.

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