Vik v Deutsche Bank AG

Contempt of court – Civil contempt. The respondent had not been confined to proceeding by way of CPR 71.8 in respect of the appellant judgment debtor's (alleged) breaches of an orders to obtain information, under CPR Pt 71, and it had been entitled to invoke the CPR Pt 81 procedure, with its extraterritorial reach undisputed. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in dismissing the appellant's appeal, further held that the committal application had been incidental to the CPR Pt 71 order and the respondent did not require permission to serve the committal application out of the jurisdiction.

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