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INJUNCTIONS: Cold comfort

11 August 2016  

Rory Brown examines the principles governing freezing injunctions

There are seven principles that govern, or should govern, the jurisdiction of the court to grant a freezing injunction (FI) rather than the three as suggested by Beatson LJ in JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov [2013] at para 34.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Blue Holding Pte Ltd & ors v United States of America [2014] EWCA Civ 1291

    JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov [2013] EWCA Civ 928; [2015] UKSC 64

    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank & anor v Pugachev [2015] EWCA Civ 139

    Lakatamia Shipping Co Ltd v Su & ors [2014] EWCA Civ 636

    Linsen International Ltd & ors v Humpuss Sea Transport Pte Ltd & ors [2011] EWHC 2339 (Comm)

    Rowland v Gulfpac Ltd [1999] 1 Lloyd’s Rep Bank 86

    TSB Private Bank International SA v Chabra [1992] 1 WLR 231