December 1999 / January 2000

Franchising: International comity for franchise agreements

01 December 2000

In weighing the factors that are relevant in deciding whether to grant a stay of the US action, the US court observed that 'notions of international comity are at an apex when parties inject themselves into the economy of another nation for profit, particularly one as close as Great Britain, and then try to extricate themselves from its jurisdiction.'