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An order for delivery up is type of a mandatory injunction which can be used to compel the return of documents or other items wrongfully taken from the employer, within a certain specified period.
Delivery up orders, search orders and freezing orders are normally sought as an interim remedy, as there is usually a great deal of urgency involved for the employer. Delay in applying for such orders may result in the permanent loss or destruction of the items concerned. An order for delivery up is usually perceived as a less aggressive type of remedy than a search order.
Due to the nature of the remedy provided by these orders, and the risk of relevant documents and property being destroyed if the defendant is alerted to the existence of the order in advance, these orders are often sought without notice, on an application heard in the absence of the defendant(s).
An applicant making an application without notice
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There may be times when, rather than assigning the benefit of an agreement to a third party, the original parties wish instead to end their obligations to each other under that agreement and, in effect, recreate it, with the third party stepping into the shoes of one of the original parties. This is
A declaratory judgment is a judgment identifying the rights, duties or obligations of one or more parties in a dispute. It is legally binding, but does not order any action by a party. A court may issue it alone or in conjunction with some other relief such as an injunction and can be granted on an
This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It covers LMA updates from early 2013 to January 2016. For the latest LMA developments since January 2016, see Practice Note: Loan Market Association (LMA)—latest news on
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