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Mareva injunction

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EtymologyEdit

Named after the legal case Mareva Compania Naviera SA v International Bulkcarriers SA [1975] 2 Lloyd's Rep 509, decided in 1975.

NounEdit

Mareva injunction (plural Mareva injunctions)

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  1. (law, UK, Canada) A court order which freezes assets so that a defendant to an action cannot dissipate their assets from beyond the jurisdiction of the court.