Charlie_Tomlinson_phThis case forms part of a long-running, complex and quite exceptional litigation involving Mukhtar Ablyazov, which Christopher J, in an earlier judgment, described as “extraordinary litigation on a large scale”.  Since August 2010 the litigation has separated into various segments.

This appeal concerns whether choses in action, such as a right to borrow money in accordance with a loan facility agreement, are “assets” within the meaning of the standard form freezing order, and whether they are subject to any restraint on dealing or exercise prior to trial. Continue reading »