Foreign disputes: How to make an order stick
In the recent high-profile cases of Euro Telecom International (ETI) v Republic of Bolivia & Anor  and Mobil Cerro Negro v Petroleos de Venezuela , the English Court granted freezing orders in support of foreign proceedings in order to protect the position of the claimant until an all-parties hearing could be convened. In both cases, the freezing orders were discharged at the subsequent all-parties hearings.Although the claimants in these cases were unsuccessful, properly obtained freezing orders will be upheld by the English courts. Analysing the Court's approach in these recent cases provides a helpful insight into how to make a freezing order 'stick'.
This premium content is reserved for
Legal Week Subscribers.
Subscribe today and get 10% off.
A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION PROVIDES:
- Trusted insight, news and analysis from the UK and across the globe
- Connections to senior business lawyers within the leading law firms and legal departments
- Unique access to ALM's unrivalled, market-leading reporting in the US and Asia and cutting-edge research, including Legal Week's UK Top 50 and Global 100 rankings
- The Legal Week Daily News Alert, Editor's Highlights, and Breaking News digital newsletters and more, plus a choice of over 70 ALM newsletters
- Optimized access on all of your devices: desktop, tablet and mobile
- Complete access to the site's full archive of more than 56,000 articles
Already have an account? Sign In Now
For enterprise-wide or corporate enquiries, please contact Paul Reeves on Preeves@alm.com or call on +44 (0) 203 875 0651