Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 177 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWHC 830 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Sir Andrew Morritt C

Representation Sonia Tolaney (instructed by Lovells) for the joint liquidators.
  Richard Hacker QC (instructed by Latham & Watkins) for the Republic of Croatia.
  Claudia Annacker (Austrian Rechtsanwalt) and Adam Goodison (instructed by Clyde & Co) for the Republic of Slovenia.
  Malcolm Shaw QC and David Alexander (instructed by Clifford Chance) for Serbia and Montenegro, the Embassy of Serbia and Montenegro and the National Bank of Serbia.
Judgment Dates: 12 April 2006

Catchwords

Constitutional law - Foreign sovereign state - Immunity from suit - Exceptions - Assets of bank frozen - Bank wound up - Joint liquidators seeking directions as to identity of persons to whom to pay dividends in respect of accounts with bank - Whether issues raised by joint liquidators justiciable.

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