*Ipartner Shipping PTE Ltd and others v Panacore Resources DMCC and others

Contempt of court – Committal. The claimants brought a contractual claim against the defendants, alleging, among other things, asset stripping. The claimants applied for an order that the fourth, fifth and sixth defendants be committed to prison for civil contempt of court for breach of a worldwide freezing order, alleging their failure to provide adequate disclosure of documents and information in accordance with the freezing order and order continuing it. The Commercial Court held that, on the facts, contempt had been proved against some, but not all defendants.

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