Often, the success of court actions depends upon the effectiveness of
provisional remedies, conservatory measures or summary judgements taken before
or in lieu of the main proceedings. A good decision, obtained after years of
effort, is of no use if it cannot be enforced because the debtor's assets have
Summary Proceedings will guide you through the web of
preliminary actions that can be taken in order to ensure the successful
seizing of assets. The comparative nature of this reference tool is enhanced
by the contributions from practising attorneys from 24 countries, spanning the
five continents, who are all well versed in the subtleties of litigation. This
practical guide answers such questions as:
What is a Mareva Injunction and how can it be used effectively?
What is a référé (in France, Belgium and several other countries) and how can
it save the plaintiff years of litigation?
How can assets be seized in Hong Kong on the basis of a German judgment
concerning an Australian living in Turkey?
Each country chapter clarifies each topic using a comprehensive example,
allowing the reader to see the theory in action, and ensuring complete
understanding of its usage. Summary Proceedings covers the following
countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Finland,
France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, The Netherlands, Hong Kong, Ireland,
Israel, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia,
Turkey, and the United States.