Archive for the 'freezing injunctions' Category

Regina (Maftah and another) v Secretary of State for the Foreign Office and Commonwealth Affairs – WLR Daily

Regina (Maftah and another) v Secretary of State for the Foreign Office and Commonwealth Affairs [2011] EWCA Civ 350;  [2011] WLR (D)  135

“The determination of a claim for judicial review challenging decisions whereby the claimants were placed, as persons believed to be associated with terrorism, on a list the effect of which was that their assets were frozen and release of any funds was placed in the discretion of the state, would not involve the determination of the claimants’ ‘civil rights’ for the purposes of article 6 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as scheduled to the Human Rights Act 1998.”

WLR Daily, 13th April 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Please note that once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Construction firm branded ‘complete disgrace’ by high court judge – The Guardian

“CCC, which has history of British political donations, failed to comply with court orders freezing its assets.”

Full story

The Guardian, 2nd February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

JSC BTA Bank v Kythreotis and others – WLR Daily

JSC BTA Bank v Kythreotis and others [2010] EWCA Civ 1436; [2010] WLR (D) 326

“The words ‘his assets’ in the standard form of freezing order in the Commercial Court Guide included assets which the respondent to the order held as a trustee or nominee for a third party.”

WLR Daily, 14th December 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Terrorist Asset-Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Act 2010

Terrorist Asset-Freezing (Temporary Provisions) Act 2010 published

Full text of Act

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Asset-freezing terror Bill rushed through Commons – BBC News

“Emergency legislation has been rushed through the House of Commons that will allow the assets of suspected terrorists to be frozen.”

Full story

BBC News, 9th February 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

In re Guardian News and Media Ltd and others – WLR Daily

In re Guardian News and Media Ltd and others [2010] UKSC 1; [2010] WLR (D) 13 

“Where individuals challenged freezing orders made against them under the Terrorism (United Nations Measures) Order 2006 and the Al-Qaida and Taliban (United Nations Measures) Order 2006 the general public interest in publishing a full report of the proceedings in which they were named justified curtailing their right to respect for their private and family lives.”

WLR Daily, 27th February 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Ahmed and others v HM Treasury (JUSTICE intervening); al-Ghabra v Same; R (Youssef) v Same – WLR Daily

Ahmed and others v HM Treasury (JUSTICE intervening); al-Ghabra v Same; R (Youssef) v Same

“In introducing a test of reasonable suspicion that a person was involved in terrorism as the basis for making an asset-freezing order against him under the Terrorism (United Nations Measures) Order 2006 the Treasury exceeded its powers under the enabling provisions of s 1 of the United Nations Act 1946.”

WLR Daily, 27th January 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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