An Introduction to Mareva Injunctions and Norwich Pharmacal Orders
from foreign countries may believe they are outside the reach of Florida courts; however, Mareva injunctions and Norwich Pharmacal orders may compel a defendant to litigate in Florida.
The Mareva injunction is an interlocutory order that is generally solicited and granted ex parte at a special hearing and before a lawsuit is filed.
On the other hand, the genesis of the Mareva injunction in England lies in caselaw.
Norwich orders are often granted in conjunction with other similar litigation-affiliated equitable remedies: Mareva injunctions
(to identify and locate assets), Anton Pillar orders (to identify and locate evidence for preservation) and Bankers' Trust orders (to trace and preserve assets in which the wronged party has a proprietary interest).
The most recent US statement on Mareva injunctions is Grupo
that a Mareva injunction is not an interlocutory injunction in terms of
With most Mareva injunctions
, there is also a supplementary discovery order.