freezing injunction

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  • freezing injunction — A court order preventing a defendant from dealing with specified assets. Such an order will be granted in cases in which the plaintiff can show that there will be a substantial risk that any judgment given against the defendant will be worthless …   Accounting dictionary

  • freezing injunction — An order of the court preventing the defendant from dealing with specified assets. Such an order will be granted in cases in which the plaintiff can show that there will be a substantial risk that any judgement given against the defendant will be …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • freezing order — Also known as an asset freezing order or freezing injunction. Formerly known as a Mareva injunction. An order preventing the disposal of assets by a defendant pending the resolution of legal proceedings. Related links Civil Procedure Rules …   Law dictionary

  • injunction — in·junc·tion /in jəŋk shən/ n [Middle French injonction, from Late Latin injunction injunctio, from Latin injungere to enjoin, from in in + jungere to join]: an equitable remedy in the form of a court order compelling a party to do or refrain… …   Law dictionary

  • Mareva injunction — See: freezing injunction …   Accounting dictionary

  • Mareva injunction — See freezing injunction …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Mareva injunction — Judicial remedies Legal remedies (D …   Wikipedia

  • Mareva injunction — a form of injunction named after the case in which it was first granted – Mareva Compania Naviera SA v. International Bulk carriers SA [1975] 2 Lloyd s Rep. 509 – under which the court freezes the assets of a resident or non resident debtor where …   Law dictionary

  • Mareva injunction — /mə rēˈvə in jungkˈshən/ (law) noun A court order freezing assets to prevent them being taken out of a country ORIGIN: After the first company to be granted such an injunction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mareva injunction — [mə reɪvə, mə ri:və] noun English Law a court order freezing a debtor s assets to prevent them being taken abroad. Origin named after Mareva Compania Naveria S. A., the first plaintiff to be granted such an injunction (1975) …   English new terms dictionary

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