Australian Court Declines to Exercise Inherent Power to Maintain Freezing Order to Protect Enforcement of Singaporean Judgment

By Diego Luis Alonso Massa, Dean Ehrlich, 24 March 2022

When can a freezing order be granted or maintained against a third party to aid the enforcement a foreign court’s process? This was the essential question that the Federal Court of Australia (the Court) answered on 11 March 2022 when it handed down judgment in Viterra BV v Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Co Ltd [2022] FCA 215....