Sage and another v Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (a company incorporated in Delaware, USA) and others

Contempt of court – Appeal. The appellant had not been guilty of contempt in respect of freezing and search orders relating to an engagement ring. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division held that that breach had been predicated on the ring being in the appellant's ownership, possession, power or control. That had not been the case as he had given the ring to his fiancée. Accordingly, his 18-month sentence was reduced to 12 months.

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