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  • HRH Prince Jefri Bolkiah v KPMG (A Firm), Court of Appeal - Civil Division, October 19, 1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 1563

    This appeal raises an issue of considerable importance. It is as to when it is permissible for a firm of accountants, such as KPMG, to conduct an investigation on behalf of a client against a former client for whom they have previously acted when they still possess information of a confidential nature relating to the former client which is relevant...

    ... any of the same subject matter as Project Gemma for the Brunei Investment Agency (BIA), or any other agency of the Government of ...

  • Sharab v HRH Al-Saud, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, July 31, 2013, [2013] EWHC 2324 (Ch)

    1. In this case the Claimant Daad Sharab (``Mrs Sharab'') claims the sum of $10m plus interest she contends was an agreed commission payable on the sale of the Defendant's Airbus (``the Airbus'') for a sum of $120m to a Libyan entity for the use of Colonel Gaddafi, formerly the President of Libya. Further or in the alternative there is a claim for...

    ... leading to the purchase by the Libyan Arab Foreign Investment Company (LAFICO) in September 2006 when the final payment of the ... The purchase was from the Sultan of Brunei. Of that purchase price $15m was paid in cash and the balance ... Prince would pay the $80m instead to the Brunei Investment Agency. . 64. This is the Airbus which is the subject matter of the ...

  • Bolkiah & Ors v. The State of Brunei Darussalam & Anor, Court of Appeal - Privy Council, November 08, 2007, [2007] UKPC 62

    On 12 May 2000 a Settlement Agreement was formally executed by the respondents, the Government of the State of Brunei Darussalam and the Brunei Investment Agency, on the one side, and the appellants, His Royal Highness Prince Jefri Bolkiah and members of his family, on the other. The Settlement Agreement compromised proceedings brought by the resp...

    ...and Others Appellant. v. (1) The State of Brunei Darussalam. (2) Brunei Investment Agency Respondents. FROM. THE COURT OF APPEAL OF. BRUNEI DARUSSALAM. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ...

  • Home Office (Appellant) v Tariq (Respondent)

    ... relevant to instructions which they then accepted from the Brunei Investment Agency, of which Prince Jefri had been chairman, to ...

  • Home Office (Respondent) v Tariq (Appellant)

    ... relevant to instructions which they then accepted from the Brunei Investment Agency, of which Prince Jefri had been chairman, to ...

  • State of Brunei & Ors v HRH Prince Jefri & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, May 22, 2008, [2008] EWHC 1247 (Ch)

    1. This is my ruling on the respondent's first application. This arises out of committal proceedings which, subject to the second application, are currently listed to commence early in June. The respondent in his evidence says that his brother the Sultan of Brunei was made aware of the details of the Swiss bank account which is the subject matter...

    ... The applicant which is not His Majesty but the second claimant, the Brunei Investment Agency, has provided a statement of a Mr Chalk where he sets out that he has discussed Prince ...

  • Bolkiah & Ors v. The State of Brunei Darussalam & Anor, Court of Appeal - Privy Council, November 08, 2007, [2007] UKPC 63

    This is the judgment of the Board on the ``substantive'' issue, so described in paragraph 2 of the Board's judgment on the ``procedural'' issue delivered by Lord Bingham of Cornhill (``the fair trial judgment'' - [2007] UKPC 62), namely, whether the BIA was entitled on a summary application to an order that the Settlement Agreement, executed on 12

    ...and Others Appellant. v. (1) The State of Brunei Darussalam. (2) Brunei Investment Agency Respondents. FROM. THE COURT OF APPEAL OF. BRUNEI DARUSSALAM. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ...

  • Divorcing Beneficiaries - A Practical Guide For Trustees

    ...JRC 100. ix. Brunei Investment Agency v Fidelis Nominees Ltd. [2008] JRC 152. x. ...

  • G v G, Court of Appeal - Family Division, April 24, 2015, [2015] EWHC 1512 (Fam)

    This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representat...

    ... delivered by Prince Jefri (the then chairman of an investment agency established to hold and manage assets of the Government of Brunei) to KPMG which was employed to provide forensic accounting ...

  • Winters v Mishcon De Reya, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 15, 2008, [2008] EWHC 2419 (Ch)

    1. In 1996 the claimant, Mr Simon Winters, became the Chief Executive of the United Kingdom branch of a prominent Jewish charity known as the JNF Charitable Trust (``the JNFCT'') or, more simply, the Jewish National Fund (``the JNF''). He continued to hold that post until at least June of this year, when his present solicitors, George Davies LLP,

    ... KPMG had acted as the auditors of the Brunei Investment Agency (``the BIA'') since its establishment in 1983. ...

  • Group Seven Ltd & Anor v Nasir & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 06, 2017, [2017] EWHC 2466 (Ch)

    1. These proceedings arise out of a substantial fraud whereby Allseas Group SA (``Allseas'') was defrauded out of a large sum of money, €100 million. The fraud was followed by an attempt to launder the proceeds of the fraud using the client account of a firm of solicitors in London, Notable Services LLP (``Notable''). The attempt at money launderin...

    ... that they could facilitate an extremely profitable investment of that sum by Allseas. Allseas formed a subsidiary company, ... in the Privy Council and the House of Lords comprise Royal Brunei Airlines v Tan (PC) [1995] 2 AC 378 (``Tan''), Twinsectra Ltd v ... in this context was well expressed by Mann J in Mortgage Agency Services Number One Ltd v Cripps Harries LLP [2016] EWHC 2483 ...

  • Amedeo Hotels Ltd & v Zaman & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, January 25, 2007, [2007] EWHC 295 (Comm)

    This is an application by the first two Defendants to discharge, mainly on grounds of material non-disclosure, a Worldwide Freezing Order (``The Order'') made, without notice, by Mrs Justice Gloster on 5th and 6th December 2006. The Third Defendant, Mr Hoareau has been served with the proceedings and the Order but takes no part in this application.

    ...I also have an application on behalf of the Brunei Investment Agency (``BIA'') that the Court do, under CPR 5.4 , ...

  • Jetivia SA and another (Appellants) v Bilta (UK) Limited (in liquidation) and others (Respondents)

    ..., as Lord Sumption says in his para 86, an exception to the agency-based rules of attribution, which is based on public policy - or ... was its directing mind and will for all purposes is Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn Bhd v Tan [1995] 2 AC 378, where the Privy Council ... whether knowledge of the origin of funds received for investment by Dollar Land Holdings, a public company, could be imputed to it ...

  • Mireskandari v The Law Society & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, February 09, 2009, [2009] EWHC 185 (Ch)

    1. By a Part 8 claim form issued on 14 January 2009 the claimant, who is a solicitor, seeks an order requiring the second defendant, John Gould, a partner in Russell-Cooke who are solicitors, to make and serve a witness statement which (a) confirms whether his firm has or has at any time had possession of any of the claimant's documents relating t...

    ... to Prince Jefri's claim, were the auditors for a Brunei Government investment agency and had been retained by Prince ...

  • Prince Jefri Bolkiah v. K.P.M.G (A Firm), (1998)

    ...Ever since the Brunei Investment Agency ("the B.I.A.") was established in 1983 K.P.M.G. ...

  • Singularis Holdings Ltd v Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Ltd, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, February 16, 2017, [2017] WLR(D) 109,[2017] EWHC 257 (Ch)

    1. The Claimant (`Singularis') brings this claim to recover about $204 million that in early June 2009 was held for its benefit in a segregated client account by the Defendant stock broker (`Daiwa'). At that time, Singularis was wholly owned by Maan Al Sanea, a wealthy businessman who also owned a substantial business group called the Saad Group b...

    ... Islands on 3 October 2006 under the name of Saad Investments Finance Company (No. 7) Limited. It changed its name to ...a) SFS said that the rating agency Moody's were undertaking a rating review of the Saad Group of ... Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead in the earlier case of Royal Brunei Airlines Snd Bhd v Tan [1995] 2 AC 378 confirmed that dishonesty ...

  • Koch Shipping Inc v Richard Butler (A Firm), Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 22, 2002, [2002] 2 All ER (Comm) 957,[2002] Lloyd's Rep PN 604,[2002] EWCA Civ 1280

    2. On 5th October 2001 Mr Justice Andrew Smith granted an injunction against Richards Butler restraining them from continuing to act for Ariadne Maritime Limited (``Ariadne'') in a London arbitration against Koch Shipping Inc (``Koch''). The injunction was granted on the ground that there was a real risk of disclosure of confidential information re...

    ... were subsequently retained as auditors by a Government of Brunei investment agency of which the claimant had previously been ...

  • FM Capital Partners Ltd v Marino & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, July 11, 2018, [2018] EWHC 1768 (Comm)

    1. In this action the Claimant ("FMCP'') brings a variety of claims against the First Defendant ("Mr Marino") and the Third Defendant ("Mr Ohmura"). Claims against other defendants, principally the Second Defendant ("Mr Bessot") have been settled before this trial. FMCP is a UK company originally incorporated as a joint venture between Mr Marino,

    ... venture between Mr Marino, Mr Bessot and Libya Africa Investment Portfolio ("LAP"), a Libyan sovereign wealth fund, to manage ... Conduct Authority (and also to the National Crime Agency): "the Charles Russell letter". It appears that Mr Ohmura knew ..., there must be a breach by the trustee/fiduciary: Royal Brunei Airlines v Tan [1995] 2 AC 378, 382, Novoship (UK) Ltd v ...

  • Keystone Healthcare Ltd & Anor v Parr & Ors 2018] EWHC 1509 (Ch) (18 June 2018), Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, June 12, 2018, Keystone Healthcare Ltd & Anor v Parr & Ors 2018] EWHC 1509 (Ch)

    1. The first claimant company, Keystone Healthcare Limited (``Keystone'') is a company which carries on business as a healthcare employment agency and which was, between April 2009 and September 2014, owned and controlled by Mr Richard Ward, his wife Mrs Helen Ward, and the first defendant Mr Colin Parr. This litigation arises out of Keystone's com...

    ... which carries on business as a healthcare employment agency and which was, between April 2009 and September 2014, owned and ... in competition with Keystone but to move into property investment and undertake work as an ODP as well. As a forensic point it is ... of Birkenhead in his authoritative opinion in Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn Bhd v. Tan [1995] AC 378. Although some doubt had ...

  • Primary Group (UK) Ltd & Ors v The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, April 11, 2014, [2014] EWHC 1082 (Ch)

    1. The Second Claimant (``Primary Group'') is the parent company of a group which has carried on business in the non-life insurance industry since 1997. The First Claimant (``Primary UK'') is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Primary Group. From 1997 to 2007 the First Defendant (``RBS'') provided banking services to the Claimants (collectively, ``Primar...

    ... and reinsurance brokerage and agricultural underwriting agency, into a diverse insurance and reinsurance distribution and ... Primary commissioned Fox-Pitt, Kelton (``FPK''), an investment bank, to prepare a valuation of the group. It is clear that RBS ... of Buxton LJ, who gave the main judgment, are Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn Bhd v Tan [1995] 1 AC 378 and Heinl v Jyske Bank ...

  • Schenk v Cook & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, February 09, 2017, [2017] EWHC 144 (QB)

    2. In the first stage through a series of representations which were knowingly false the Defendants induced the Claimant to enter into an agreement whereby he was to invest in existing medium term notes (``MTNs'') with a very short invest-by date and a very high return. The Claimant in reliance upon these representations transferred a first tranche...

    ... return a sum representing a substantial profit on the investment. . 4. The representations were reduced to writing and included ...Moreover an Investment Management and Agency Agreement concluded between Mr Cook and Mr Sun required Mr Cook ... the Defendant has dishonestly procured or assisted: Royal Brunei Airlines v Tan [1995] 2 AC 378 at page [392]; Fiona Trust v ...

  • Emirates Trading Agency Llc v Prime Mineral Exports Private Ltd, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, July 01, 2014, [2014] EWHC 2104 (Comm)

    1. This is an application pursuant to section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 for an order that the arbitral tribunal, Dr. Gavan Griffith QC, Sir Gordon Langley and Mr. Ali Al Aidarous, lacks jurisdiction to hear and determine a claim brought by Prime Mineral Exports Private Limited (``PMEPL'') against Emirates Trading Agency LLC (``ETA''). 2. The a...

    ...Honesty is such a standard: cf Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn Bhd v Tan [1995] 3 All ER 97, [1995] 2 AC 378 and Twinsectra Ltd v Yardley [2002] UKHL ... negotiation in good faith as binding and enforceable; see for example Tulip Real Estate Investment and development Netherlands BV v Republic of Turkey (ICSID Case No. ARB/11/28) at paragraphs 56-72. ...

  • Personal Management Solutions Ltd & Anor v Brakes Bros Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, October 24, 2014, [2014] EWHC 3495 (QB)

    1. This is an action by two associated claimant companies (together ``Personal Group'') for damages and for other relief. The claims have been consolidated as each is concerned with the alleged misuse of Personal Group's confidential information by the second and third defendant companies, through the agency of the first and fourth defendants, by r...

    ...Imerman v Tchengui 173. Royal Brunei v Tan 174. Vestergaard 175. Primary Group ... by the second and third defendant companies, through the agency of the first and fourth defendants, by receiving, disseminating ... Personal Group Holdings floated on the Alternative Investment Market in 2000. 11. Mr Pardoe, now of Gee 7, began work in the ...

  • Jyske Bank (Gibraltar) Ltd v Spjeldnaes & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 29, 1999, [1999] EWCA Civ 2018

    These appeals against a decision of Mr Justice Evans-Lombe are primarily concerned with questions arising under Rolled Steel Products (Holdings) Ltd v. British Steel Corporation [1986] Ch. 246 and the further question whether, as the judge found, the principal appellant, Wolfgang Herbert Heinl, acted dishonestly under the knowing assistance head o...

    ... (7) JUILLET LIMITED. (8) RECOLTE INVESTMENTS LIMITED. (9) FONDCONSULT LTD. (10) BLAKE (INTERNATIONAL) ...Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn. Bhd. v. Tan [1995] 2 AC 378. The plaintiff, Jyske ... Metcalf was in partnership with two Spaniards in an estate agency business in Marbella. They had certainly met by the early part ...

  • Bryant & Anor v The Law Society, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, December 21, 2007, [2007] EWHC 3043 (Admin)

    1. This is the judgment of the court, to which both members have contributed, in respect of appeals brought by Mr Hugh Bryant and Mr Reginald Bench against a decision of the Solicitors' Disciplinary Tribunal. Mr Bryant, who is 56 years of age, had been a solicitor since 1984. Mr Bench, who is 67 years of age, was formerly a legal executive but wa...

    ... transactions that bore the hallmarks of fraudulent investment schemes, notwithstanding:-. 1.1 their familiarity with The Law ... example, Oxford Financial Group, FFC Capital Investment Agency, The Peoples Trade Indemnity and DBKN. 4. [Mr Bryant] breached ... a passage from the judgment of the Privy Council in Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn Bhd v Tan [1995] 2 AC 378, to which we will also ...