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Loon Energy Inc and Anr v Integra Mining (B) Sendirian Berhad and Anr

Loon Energy Inc and Anr v Integra Mining (B) Sendirian Berhad and Anr 31 July 2007 Langley J Commercial Court [2007] EWHC 1876 [2007] ArbLR 40 Arbitration agreement--Enforcement--Stay--Multiple contracts--Confidentiality agreement containing arbitration agreement--Arbitration commenced under Confidentiality agreement--Legal proceedings commenced under other contracts--Whether to grant declaratory relief in legal proceedings to the effect that other agreements superseded confidentiality agreement (no)--Arbitration Act 1996, s 9 Arbitration agreement--Enforcement--Stay--Existence of dispute--Multiple contracts--Legal proceedings commenced under other contracts--No claim under contract containing arbitration agreement at the time legal proceedings commenced--Whether dispute (yes)--Arbitration Act 1996, s 9 No jurisdiction to grant relief that might affect merits of dispute referred to arbitration under related contracts In 2004, a Brunei company, Integra, entered into a joint venture agreement with another Brunei company, QAF, in respect of Block L, the mineral rights to which were owned by a Brunei state-owned National Petroleum Company, PB. Integra and a Canadian company, Loon, agreed to pursue the Block L project together and in March 2005, they entered into a confidentiality and non-circumvention agreement to protect Integra's technical information concerning Block L. It was governed by Texas law and subject to arbitration in Texas. Loon and Integra also concluded a letter of intent fixing a period of 45 days for Loon to decide whether http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Arbitration Law Reports and Review Oxford University Press

Loon Energy Inc and Anr v Integra Mining (B) Sendirian Berhad and Anr

Arbitration Law Reports and Review , Volume 2007 (1) – Jan 1, 2007

Loon Energy Inc and Anr v Integra Mining (B) Sendirian Berhad and Anr

Arbitration Law Reports and Review , Volume 2007 (1) – Jan 1, 2007

Abstract

31 July 2007 Langley J Commercial Court [2007] EWHC 1876 [2007] ArbLR 40 Arbitration agreement--Enforcement--Stay--Multiple contracts--Confidentiality agreement containing arbitration agreement--Arbitration commenced under Confidentiality agreement--Legal proceedings commenced under other contracts--Whether to grant declaratory relief in legal proceedings to the effect that other agreements superseded confidentiality agreement (no)--Arbitration Act 1996, s 9 Arbitration agreement--Enforcement--Stay--Existence of dispute--Multiple contracts--Legal proceedings commenced under other contracts--No claim under contract containing arbitration agreement at the time legal proceedings commenced--Whether dispute (yes)--Arbitration Act 1996, s 9 No jurisdiction to grant relief that might affect merits of dispute referred to arbitration under related contracts In 2004, a Brunei company, Integra, entered into a joint venture agreement with another Brunei company, QAF, in respect of Block L, the mineral rights to which were owned by a Brunei state-owned National Petroleum Company, PB. Integra and a Canadian company, Loon, agreed to pursue the Block L project together and in March 2005, they entered into a confidentiality and non-circumvention agreement to protect Integra's technical information concerning Block L. It was governed by Texas law and subject to arbitration in Texas. Loon and Integra also concluded a letter of intent fixing a period of 45 days for Loon to decide whether

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Oxford University Press
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© Oxford University Press, 2012
Subject
Judgements
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2044-8651
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2044-9887
DOI
10.1093/alrr/2007.1.581
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31 July 2007 Langley J Commercial Court [2007] EWHC 1876 [2007] ArbLR 40 Arbitration agreement--Enforcement--Stay--Multiple contracts--Confidentiality agreement containing arbitration agreement--Arbitration commenced under Confidentiality agreement--Legal proceedings commenced under other contracts--Whether to grant declaratory relief in legal proceedings to the effect that other agreements superseded confidentiality agreement (no)--Arbitration Act 1996, s 9 Arbitration agreement--Enforcement--Stay--Existence of dispute--Multiple contracts--Legal proceedings commenced under other contracts--No claim under contract containing arbitration agreement at the time legal proceedings commenced--Whether dispute (yes)--Arbitration Act 1996, s 9 No jurisdiction to grant relief that might affect merits of dispute referred to arbitration under related contracts In 2004, a Brunei company, Integra, entered into a joint venture agreement with another Brunei company, QAF, in respect of Block L, the mineral rights to which were owned by a Brunei state-owned National Petroleum Company, PB. Integra and a Canadian company, Loon, agreed to pursue the Block L project together and in March 2005, they entered into a confidentiality and non-circumvention agreement to protect Integra's technical information concerning Block L. It was governed by Texas law and subject to arbitration in Texas. Loon and Integra also concluded a letter of intent fixing a period of 45 days for Loon to decide whether

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Arbitration Law Reports and ReviewOxford University Press

Published: Jan 1, 2007

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