Attorney General for Hong Kong v Reid

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1993
Date1993
Year1993
CourtPrivy Council
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152 cases
  • FHR European Ventures LLP and Others v Mankarious and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 29 January 2013
    ...v Heiron (1880) 5 Ex D 319 and Lister & Co v Stubbs (1890) 45 Ch D 1 or, on the other hand, the decision of the Privy Council in A-G for Hong Kong v Reid [1994] 1 AC 324. Mr Miles QC for Sinclair submitted that Metropolitan Bank v Heiron and Lister & Co v Stubbs were wrong and that this co......
  • FHR European Ventures LLP v Mankarious
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 16 July 2014
    ...for equitable compensation. As Lord Templeman said giving the decision of the Privy Council in Attorney General for Hong Kong v Reid [1994] 1 AC 324, 330H, "[b]ribery is an evil practice which threatens the foundations of any civilised society". Secret commissions are also objectionable as......
  • Grimaldi v Chameleon Mining NL (No 2)
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • Kartika Ratna Thahir v PT Pertambangan Minyak dan Gas Bumi Negara (Pertamina)
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 25 August 1994
    ... ... by Pertamina and at the material time was the general assistant to the then president director of Pertamina, Gen ... Singapore branches of the Chase Manhattan Bank and the Hong Kong Bank but the amounts in these accounts were relatively ... claim on the authority of A-G for Hong Kong v Reid & Ors , which is a decision of the Privy Council on an ... It was not challenged that the Attorney General of Hong Kong had established an arguable case that ... ...
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5 firm's commentaries
  • Who Owns A Bribe?
    • Jersey
    • Mondaq Jersey
    • 9 December 2014
    ...for equitable compensation. As Lord Templeman said giving the decision of the Privy Council in Attorney General for Hong Kong v Reid [1994] 1 AC 324, 330H, '[b]ribery is an evil practice which threatens the foundations of any civilised society'. Secret commissions are also objectionable as ......
  • Bribery And Corruption Reform: Proposed Modern UK Laws Target Companies And LLPS
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 12 March 2009
    ...and implementation of compliance programmes, both in Europe and the United States. Footnotes 1.Att. Gen. 4 Hong Kong v. Reid [1994] 1 AC 324 330-1, per Lord Templeman. 2.Daraydan Holdings Ltd v. Solland International Ltd [2005] Ch 119 at paragraph 1, per Collins J. 3.OECD Working Group on B......
  • Recognising Your Limits: The Treatment Of Segregated Portfolio Companies In Onshore Liquidations
    • British Virgin Islands
    • Mondaq Virgin Islands
    • 25 January 2012
    ...suggesting that a property transfer in one jurisdiction can be the subject of a constructive trust in another (AG for Hong Kong v Reid [1994] 1 AC 324). However, looked at more closely, similar problems seem to arise. Other cases of cross-border constructive trusts usually arise as a result......
  • Who Owns A Bribe? UK Supreme Court Follows Where Jersey Leads
    • Jersey
    • Mondaq Jersey
    • 18 July 2014
    ...for equitable compensation. As Lord Templeman said giving the decision of the Privy Council in Attorney General for Hong Kong v Reid [1994] 1 AC 324, 330H, "[b]ribery is an evil practice which threatens the foundations of any civilised society". Secret commissions are also objectionable as ......
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47 books & journal articles
  • 'The receipt of what?': Questions concerning third party recipient liability in equity and unjust enrichment.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 31 No. 1, April 2007
    • 1 April 2007
    ...for example, where a company director having authority to dispose of the company's assets, misappropriates those assets. (107) [1994] 1 AC 324. (108) Other theorists would argue that the principal has not consented to it (and that there is thus an unjust factor of ignorance or powerlessness......
  • UNAUTHORISED FIDUCIARY GAINS AND THE CONSTRUCTIVE TRUST
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2016, December 2016
    • 1 December 2016
    ...trust was imposed, see Sumitomo Bank Ltd v Thahir Kartika Ratna[1992] 3 SLR(R) 638 at [241] and Attorney-General for Hong Kong v Reid[1994] 1 AC 324 at 338. See also Peter Millett, “Bribes and Secret Commissions Again”(2012) 71 Camb LJ 583 at 608–610. 18 For an excellent survey and analysis......
  • SELF-DEALING AND NO-PROFIT RULES: COMPANIES ACT 2016
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2020, December 2020
    • 1 December 2020
    ...(Routledge, 9th Ed, 2016) ch 12. 166 [2014] 4 All ER 79. 167 (1890) 45 Ch D 1. Not followed in Attorney-General (Hong Kong) v Reid [1994] 1 AC 324; Grimaldi v Chameleon Mining NL (No 2) 87 ACSR 260 at [576]–[584]; and Sumitomo Bank Ltd v Thahir Kartika Ratna [1992] 3 SLR(R) 638 (affirmed on......
  • Market abuse, fraud and misleading communications
    • United Kingdom
    • Emerald Journal of Financial Crime No. 19-3, July 2012
    • 13 July 2012
    ...at para 7.38.46. See for example the obiter in Agip (Africa) Ltd v. Jackson [1992] 4 All ER 385 and also AttGen of Hong Kong v. Reid [1994] 1 AC 324.47. Though earlier versions of this contract are still commonly used they are the same on thisparticular legal point.48. Usually the 1992 vers......
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