UK Supreme Court important rulings

By | 24 October 2012

Their Lordships decide that equal pay claims can be made in the county court over a six-year period – whereas employment tribunal cases have to be heard within 6 months of leaving the job.

Birmingham City Council (Appellant) v Abdulla and others (Respondents) [2012] UKSC 47

BBC provides the human dimension!


Rubin and another (Respondents) v Eurofinance SA and others (Appellants) [2012] UKSC 46
On appeal from [2010] EWCA Civ 895; [2011] ECW Civ 971

The summary or Press release is available (click this link)

The 59 page  judgment is available as a pdf

Issue: Should the New York adversary proceedings (1) be recognised as “foreign main proceedings” under the Model Law and (2) be enforced as a judgment of the English court.

Areas: Bankruptcy – Cross-border Insolvency –Private International Law – Universalism –Enforcement of foreign judgments – Recognition of judgments under the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

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