Iraqi Ministry of Defence v Arcepey Shipping Company S.A. (Angel Bell)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1979
Year1979
CourtQueen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
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    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 27 November 1997
    ... ... basically two planks to the defendants` defence. The first is that the person who entered into ... applicationThe defendants are a Russian company and their main business is ship repairing. The ... GM was the president of George Moundreas & Co SA (GMC) which acted as brokers for the plaintiffs ... under a Mareva injunction arose in The Angel Bell; Iraqi Ministry of Defence v Arcepey ... Hence in Admiral Shipping v Portlink Ferries Ltd [1984] 2 Lloyd`s Rep 166, ... ...
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    • High Court (Malaysia)
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    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 November 1990
    ...on business in the ordinary way. 36This qualification has been given effect to in many other cases. In The Iraqi Ministry of Defence v. Arcepey Shipping Co. SA (The 'Angel Bell') [1981] Q.B. 65 Goff J. varied a Mareva injunction to allow the defendant to repay loans because he was "seeking......
  • SSAB Oxelosund AB v Xendral Trading Pte Ltd
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 12 June 1991
    ...Ch 48; [1989] 2 WLR 276 (refd) Fanti, The [1991] 2 AC 1; [1990] 2 All ER 705 (refd) Iraqi Ministry of Defence v Arcepey Shipping Co SA [1981] QB 65 (folld) Niedersachsen, The [1983] 1 WLR 1412; [1983] 2 Lloyd's Rep 600 (folld) Pao On v Lau Yiu Long [1980] AC 614 (folld) Republic of Haiti v ......
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  • The Angel Bell post-judgment – the exception and not the rule?
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 12 March 2019
    ...in the ordinary course of business (the Angel Bell exception, from Iraqi Ministry of Defence v Arcepey Shipping Co SA (The Angel Bell) [1981] Q.B. 65). The exception was then removed by Sir Jeremy Cooke at first instance, and MWP appealed its The Court of Appeal was asked to determine wheth......
13 books & journal articles
  • Inherent jurisdiction and inherent powers of irish courts
    • Ireland
    • Irish Judicial Studies Journal No. 2-9, July 2009
    • 1 July 2009
    ...Supreme Court” (note 2 above), at p. 327. 120 Ambiorix Limited v. Minister for the Environment [1992] 1 I.R. 277. 121 The Angel Bell [1980] 1 All E.R. 480. 122 De Jersey, “The Inherent Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court” (note 2), p. 327. 123 Hunter v. Chief Constable of the West Midlands [1......
  • Cross‐border asset protection: an offshore perspective
    • United Kingdom
    • Emerald Journal of Financial Crime No. 10-3, July 2003
    • 1 July 2003
    ...Ltd [1978] 3All ER 164,CA; Bank Mellat v Kazmi [1989] QB 541, CA.(19) Iraqi Ministry of Defence v Arcepey Shipping Co. SA, TheAngel Bell [1981] QB 65, QBD.(20) Bekhor & Co. Ltd v Bilton [1981] QB 923, CA at p. 942 c±d(Mareva jurisdiction not intended to re-write English law ofinsolvency).(2......
  • Asset Preservation Orders - Mareva Injunctions
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Equitable Remedies. Second Edition
    • 18 June 2013
    ...65 at 599, Weiler J. 94 See Aetna , above note 14 at 28, citing Goff J. in Iraqi Ministry of Defence v. Arcepey Shipping Co. S.A. (1980), [1981) Q.B. 65 at 71. 95 Oceanica Castelana Armadora SA v. Mineralimportexport (Barclays Bank International Ltd. Intervening): The Theotokos , [1983] 2 A......
  • Asset Preservation Orders - Mareva Injunctions
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • 18 November 2023
    ...note 93 at 599, Weiler J. 143 See Aetna , above note 18 at 28, citing Gof J in Iraqi Ministry of Defence v Arcepey Shipping Co SA (1980), [1981] QB 65 at 71. See also Trade Capital Finance Corp v THE LAW OF EQUITABLE REMEDIES 196 plaintif will not gain any priority ahead of other creditors ......
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