Freeze order on Omar Khadr payout needs proof of risk: experts

Legal experts say the widow of a U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan will have an uphill battle when her bid for a freeze order on Omar Khadr’s $10.5-million payout from Ottawa hits a Toronto courtroom on Thursday, but the outcome is hard to predict.

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…Vaughan Black, a retired law professor from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in Halifax, says that to get a freeze order, Ms. Speer must show a “real risk” that Mr. Khadr will try to hide or move his money, or otherwise shelter his assets from his potential creditors.

“We don’t go around freezing assets unless there is a fair likelihood that they will be dissipated or hidden in the meantime,” Mr. Black said.

In court filings, Ms. Speer’s lawyer cites media reports to suggest Mr. Khadr may try to make it difficult to access his assets or hand his money to his “extremist” family.

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