• Caution For Freezing Orders Obtained Without Full Disclosure

    A freezing order tying up a defendant’s assets is a powerful tool for claimants in English common law jurisdictions. But, they must be obtained with full and frank disclosure and come with serious ramifications when that does not occur. Typically, an applicant for freezing order must undertake to pay the defendant compensation if it is subsequently determined that he freezing order was improperly granted. When a defendant claims the order was improperly granted, the court has the discretion to conduct an inquiry into what loss the defendant suffered because of the order.
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