Landmark Cases

IPartner Pte Shipping Ltd & Ors v Panacore Resources- [2015] EWHC 1098

A well-publicised application where a claimant sought to commit a company’s directors to prison, on the basis that they had failed to comply with certain provisions of a worldwide freezing order. The Court held that if a company fails to comply with the terms of a freezing order, its directors could be fined or imprisoned, but only if they had ‘wilfully’ failed to comply.

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