National Bank of Kazakhstan and another v Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, London Branch

Practice – Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. As a matter of language, the Dutch and Belgian court orders about which the appellants had sought declatory relief fell within the terms of cl 16(i) of the Global Custody Agreement. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, accordingly held that the respondent bank was entitled to freeze the appellant's assets.

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