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Assurances Generales De France I.A.R.T. –v- The Chiyoda Fire And Marine Co. (UK) Ltd. and Others; Unat S.A. –v- Rhone Mediterranee Compagnie Francese Di Assicurazioni E Riassicurazioni and Others; Same –v- Same

1st Oct 1991

[1992] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 325; (1992) 1 Re LR 360

Jonathan Gaisman – Reinsurance – Seisin – Stay of proceedings – Jurisdiction – Seisin – Brussels Convention 1968 – Proceedings in Italy and England in disputes between reassured, reinsurers, retrocessionaires and broker arising out of reinsurance programme – – Whether English court or Italian court “first seised” of dispute – Whether English action and Italian proceedings were “related actions” within Brussels Convention 1968 article 22 – Whether reamendments to writ and statement of claim permitted.

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