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Injunctions, Mareva and Norwich

Posted on June 5, 2017 | Posted in Collections, Five Liners

Trade Capital Finance Corp. v. Cook 2017 Ont SCJ

One unsecured creditor obtained a Mareva injunction, which included an order that the seized assets could not be attacked without further order of the court. A non-party, who was a judgment creditor of the defendant and had filed a writ of seizure and sale, moved to have the order vacated against it so that it could seize and sell specific assets to satisfy its judgment. The court granted the order, holding that a Mareva injunction was an injunction in general and not a proprietary injunction against specific property claimed to be owned by the unsecured creditor. Accordingly, the plaintiff, an unsecured creditor, could not hold a preferred position over the judgment creditor.

Jonathan Speigel

 

Written by Jonathan Speigel Jonathan Speigel, the founding partner of Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, leads the litigation and construction practices.

 

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