Definition of Mareva injunction in English:

Mareva injunction

Line breaks: Ma¦reva in|junc¦tion
Pronunciation: /məˈreɪvə, məˈriːvə/

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noun

English Law
A court order freezing a debtor’s assets to prevent them being taken abroad.

Origin

named after Mareva Compania Naveria S.A., the first plaintiff to be granted such an injunction (1975).

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