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A Swiss businessman who "knowingly and deliberately" breached a worldwide freezing order (WFO) has been jailed for 10 months, showing that the English courts will not take any breach of the terms of such an order "lightly", an expert has said. 13 Apr 2016
Failing to comply with a freezing order in contempt of court could be considered 'unlawful means' as part of an action for damages for conspiracy to injure by unlawful means, the High Court has ruled. 23 Feb 2016
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FOCUS: The ease with which businesses will be able to win interim injunctions to defend against rivals' infringements of their patents will be influential in determining whether companies engage with the new Unified Patent Court (UPC). 22 Feb 2016
English courts will be able to freeze the assets of a suspected fraudster wherever these are located in the world, provided that it is "just, convenient and not oppressive to do so", an expert has said. 05 Feb 2016
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