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Spanish court blocks David Guetta London arbitration under EIR

By Dominic Lawson

11 October 2019

Spanish court blocks David Guetta London arbitration under EIR David Guetta / wikimediacommons.com/Eva Rinaldi

A Spanish court has used the European Insolvency Regulation to void an English arbitration clause contained in a contract between French DJ David Guetta and an insolvent concert promoter – a “practical” approach according to some, though others say the decision encourages forum shopping.