Mareva injunction

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Mareva injunction

(məˈriːvə)
n
(Law) law the former name for freezing injunction
[C20: named after Mareva Compañia Naviera SA, the plaintiff in an early case (1975) in which such an order was made]
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Originating in England, a Mareva injunction or Mareva order can also be obtained in virtually all other ex-colonial, common law jurisdictions, with the exception of the United States.
has been reluctant in its application of an ex parte injunction similar to a Mareva order. The U.S.
Once a bank account is frozen by a Mareva order, it is important to additionally receive the bank statements and any other relevant documentation in order to learn if there were subsequent transfers to other banks, as well as "know your customer" information on the account holder.
nonparties, such as banks, to determine whether money that it attempted to freeze via a Mareva order, and traced to the U.S.
(23) The Cayman Islands enacted new legislation in 2008, Interim Relief in the Absence of Substantive Proceedings in the Islands, and permits the Grand Court to enter a Mareva order even if the legal proceedings in question will not take place in the Cayman Islands.
It should be noted, however, that the execution of a Mareva order in jurisdictions other than that of the issuing court is at the discretion of the host jurisdiction, which may or may not opt to enforce the order.