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- noun law A
court orderwhich freezes assetsso that a defendantto an actioncannot dissipate their assets from beyond the jurisdictionof the court.
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Named after the legal case Mareva Compania Naviera SA v International Bulkcarriers SA 2 Lloyd's Rep 509, decided in 1975.
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