Chubb Urges Justices To Let $400M Suit Go Ahead In Russia

Law360, London (July 27, 2020, 6:33 PM BST) -- Chubb should be allowed to pursue a $400 million suit over a power plant fire in Moscow because the parties agreed that the contract at the heart of the case would be governed by Russian law, its lawyer told the U.K.'s top court Monday.

David Bailey QC, counsel for three units of the Chubb group, told the U.K. Supreme Court that the Court of Appeal was wrong to find that a dispute between Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS and his clients belongs in England because of an arbitration clause in the underlying contract.

The April decision allowed Enka to secure an...

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