County Ltd v Girozentrale Securities

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1996
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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  • Sagicor Ins v Crawford
    • Cayman Islands
    • Grand Court (Cayman Islands)
    • 14 February 2011
    ...1615 (Comm), referred to. (10) Cornford v. Carlton Bank Ltd., [1899] 1 Q.B. 392, referred to. (11) County Ltd. v. Girozentrale Secs., [1996] 3 All E.R. 834; [1996] 1 BCLC 653, referred to. (12) Dubai Aluminium Co. Ltd. v. Salaam, [2003] 2 A.C. 366; [2002] 3 W.L.R. 1913; [2003] 1 All E.R. 97......
  • Playboy Club London Ltd and Others v Banca Nazionale Del Lavoro Spa
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 29 July 2014
    ...remains an effective cause of the loss, at least ordinarily, the chain of causation will not be broken:County Ltd v Girozentrale [1996] 3 All ER 834, at p 849b-c, [1996] 1 BCLC 653, per Beldam LJ and at pp 857f-g and 858b-c, per Hobhouse LJ (as he then was). … [45] Thirdly, it is difficult......
  • Stovin and Another v Norfolk County Council
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 24 July 1996
  • City Inn Limited V. Shepherd Comstruction Limited
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 22 July 2010
    ...clause 25.4, and other events. [31] Some reliance was placed by the reclaimers on County Limited & Another v Girozentrale Securities [1996] 3 All ER 834, a case involving breach of contract, in which an issue of causation arose. Its circumstances were far removed from those of the present c......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Global Arbitration Review - The Guide to M&A Arbitration: United Kingdom
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 18 December 2018
    ...(1887) 37 Ch D 541.61 A. Kramer, The Law of Contract Damages (2017, 2nd edn), at para. 9.19.62 County Ltd v. Girozentrale Securities [1996] 3 All ER 834.63 For fraud, see Doyle v. Olby [1969] 2 QB 158. For negligent misrepresentation, see s.2(1) Misrepresentation Act 1967 and Royscot Trust ......
  • IFI Update, June 2009 - Part 1
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 14 July 2009
    ...Fitzmaurice (1885) 29 ChD 459; JEB Fasteners Ltd v. Marks Bloom & Co. [1983] 1 All ER 587; County Ltd v. Girozentrale Securities [1996] 3 All ER 834). It is question of fact whether the defendant's breach was an effective cause of the loss that was claimed. By way of example, one break ......
1 books & journal articles
  • CONTRACT DAMAGES AND THE PROMISEE'S ROLE IN ITS OWN LOSS.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 42 No. 2, April 2019
    • 1 January 2019
    ...Simonius Vischer (n 70) 346 (Samuels JA); Kim (n 70) 92086 [21]-[22] (McPherson JA). See also County Ltd v Girozentrale Securities [1996] 3 All ER 834, 846 (Beldam LJ) ('County'). (71) See below Part III(C). (72) See, eg, below Part IV(B). (73) In tort, see, eg, McKew v Holland & Hannen......

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