Associated Japanese Bank (International) Ltd v Crédit du Nord S.A.

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1988
Year1988
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • July 20, 2017
    ...precedent means it does not take effect: Deutsche Bank relies on the judgment of Steyn J (as he then was) in Associated Japanese Bank (International) Ltd v. Credit du Nord SA [1989] 1 WLR 255. v) The word "unconditionally" in clause 6 cannot have been intended to mean what Holdings claims i......
  • Ringsend Property Ltd v Donatex Ltd and Bernard McNamara
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • December 18, 2009
    ... [1996] 1 IR 75, Davis Contractors Ltd v Fareham UDC [1956] AC 696, Associated Japanese Bank (International) Ltd v Credit du Nord SA [1989] 1 WLR 255 and Kleinwort Benson Ltd v Lincoln City Council [1999] 2 AC 349 considered - Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act 1997 (No 7), s 25 - S......
  • Chai Chung Ching Chester and Others v Diversey (Far East) Pte Ltd
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • April 29, 1991
    ...Tong Bank v Rambler Cycle Co Ltd [1959] AC 576; [1959] 3 All ER 182 and Associated Japanese Bank (International) Ltd v Credit du Nord SA [1989] 1 WLR 255; [1988] 3 All ER 902 where the courts applied the test of the officious bystander. He also cited Pasuma Pharmacal Corp v McAlister & Co L......
  • Dana Gas PJSC (a company incorporated under the laws of the United Arab Emirates) v Dana Gas Sukuk Ltd and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • November 17, 2017
    ...of the mistake has been allocated by their contract – there is no scope for the doctrine. As Steyn J said in Associated Japanese Bank (International) Ltd v Credit du Nord SA [1989] 1 WLR 255 at 268: "Logically, before one can turn to the rules as to mistake … one must first determine whethe......
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11 books & journal articles
  • VITIATING FACTORS IN CONTRACT LAW — THE INTERACTION OF THEORY AND PRACTICE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1998, December 1998
    • December 1, 1998
    ...of common law and equity”(1989) 9 LS 291 at 293—294. And see per Steyn J (as he then was) in Associated Japanese Bank v Credit du Nord[1989] 1 WLR 255 at 268 (discussed in more detail below), where the learned judge observed thus (emphasis added): While the civilian distinction between the ......
  • Mistake
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • August 4, 2020
    ...[ Miller Paving ]. 147 Above note 24 at 695. 148 See, for example , Associated Japanese Bank (International) Ltd v Crédit du Nord SA , [1989] 1 WLR 255 at 267, [1988] 3 All ER 902 (QB), Steyn J [ Associated Japanese Bank ]. 149 See, for example, C Slade, “The Myth of Mistake in Contract” (1......
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2001, December 2001
    • December 1, 2001
    ...down by Steyn J (as he then was) in the leading English decision of Associated Japanese Bank (International) Ltd v Credit du Nord SA [1988] 3 All ER 902. Her prefatory summary of these principles (at 422) is particularly useful as an aide memoir: “[A] contract would be void ab initio for co......
  • VITIATING FACTORS IN CONTRACT LAW — SOME KEY CONCEPTS AND DEVELOPMENTS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2005, December 2005
    • December 1, 2005
    ...P S Atiyah & F A R Bennion, “Mistake in the Construction of Contracts”(1961) 24 MLR 421. 27 See Furmston, supra n 16, at pp 260—261. 28 [1989] 1 WLR 255; applied and commented upon in the Singapore High Court decision of Ho Seng Lee Construction Pte Ltd v Nian Chuan Construction Pte Ltd[200......
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