News & Analysis as of

Freezing Order

Is the Test for Mareva Injunctions/Freezing Orders Too Stringent?

by Bennett Jones LLP on

An important pre-trial remedy in cases of fraud is the Mareva injunction, now more commonly called a “freezing order”. This remedy, in simple terms, allows the victim of a fraud, as a plaintiff in the civil courts, to prevent...more

Recent UK Case Law: Worldwide Freezing Orders in the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

by McGuireWoods LLP on

A High Court in England and Wales recently confirmed the Court’s ability to order a worldwide freezing order (WFO) to aid enforcement of an arbitral award as a judgment of the Court. In the recent decision of Great...more

December 2017: English Fraud Litigation: Weapons of Mass Destruction

Imagine if you could have your opponent’s premises searched, his Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo accounts secretly monitored, his assets frozen, his passport seized, and even have him arrested and imprisoned – all before trial....more

Bank notified of a freezing injunction does not owe a duty of care to applicant

by Hogan Lovells on

The Hong Kong Court has confirmed that a bank notified of a freezing injunction does not owe a duty of care to the party in whose favour the injunction is granted. ...more

Secured creditors are not left out in the cold

by Hogan Lovells on

In the recent case of Kevin Taylor v Van Dutch Marine Holding Ltd and others, the High Court decided that the exercise of existing rights by a secured creditor should not be regarded as a disposal by a defendant, and as a...more

12 months' imprisonment for breach of disclosure order

by DLA Piper on

On 17 May 2017, the English Court handed down a 12 month prison sentence against an individual, Mrs Sandhu, for repeated breach of a disclosure order in Kimyani v Sandhu [2017] EWHC 1302 (Ch)....more

"The Risks Associated With Worldwide Freezing Orders"

A worldwide freezing order is an injunction granted by the English courts to restrain individuals or businesses from disposing of or dealing with assets on a worldwide basis. The order can be sought before, or...more

Prison sentence for avoiding English freezing and disclosure order

by DLA Piper on

The English Court has made an order sentencing the director and shareholder of a company operating from China to 18 months' imprisonment for failing to comply with a disclosure order made ancillary to a Worldwide Freezing...more

8 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1
Cybersecurity

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.