Morgan Crucible Company Plc v Hill Samuel Bank Ltd and Others

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
Judgment Date19 October 1990
Date19 October 1990
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  • Standard Chartered Bank and Another v Coopers & Lybrand (sued as a firm)
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 15 Septiembre 1993
    ...[1963] 2 All ER 575 (refd) M'Alister (or Donoghue) (Pauper) v Stevenson [1932] AC 562 (refd) Morgan Crucible Co plc v Hill Samuel Bank [1991] Ch 295 (distd) Companies Act (Cap 50) ss 140, 207 (1) Companies Act (Cap 185, 1979 Reprint) s 174 Companies–Auditors–Duties–Auditors' duty of care in......
  • Citco Global Custody NV Appellant/Claimant v Y2K Finance Inc. Respondent/Defendant
    • British Virgin Islands
    • Court of Appeal
    • 19 Octubre 2009
    ...on the claim was not an option in considering the respondent's application to strike out the amended statement of claim. Morgan Crucible Co. plc v Hill Samuel & Co. Ltd [1991] Ch 295; Swain v Hilman and another [2001] 1 All E.R. 91 followed. 2. That the judge erroneously concluded that th......
  • Galoo Ltd and Others v Bright Grahame Murray
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 Diciembre 1994
    ...two major decisions are those of the House of Lords in Caparo Industries Plc v Dickman (1990) 2 AC 605 and of this Court in Morgan Crucible Co v Hill Samuel & Co (1991) Ch 93In Caparo Industries the Plaintiffs, who already owned some shares in another company, Fidelity Plc, bought further......
  • Barnes Bay Development Ltd ((in Liquidation)) v Starwood Capital Group
    • Anguilla
    • High Court
    • 20 Julio 2020
    ...of Mr. Greenberg 55 Ref. Tab 12 — Notice of Withdrawal. 56 See: Ebert v Birch [2000] Ch. 484; [1999] 3 WLR 670 and CPR 26.3 (1) (c) 57 [1991] Ch 295 58 [2001] 1 All ER 91 59 [1986] A.C. 368; at pp. 435 A; 436 F – G; 441 D 60 [2001] 2 All ER 513 61 Infra at [1], [5], [6], [8], [42]–[46]......
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  • THE RATIONALISATION OF DIRECTORS’ DUTIES IN SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2005, December 2005
    • 1 Diciembre 2005
    ...non-shareholders who were potential bidders even if the company were susceptible to a takeover due to the state of its accounts. 136 [1991] 1 All ER 148. 137 (1992) 29 NSWLR 141. CfEsanda Finance Corporation Ltd v Peat Marwick Hungerfords(1994) 61 SASR 424. 138 See egBarings plc v Coopers &......
  • Waiting for Enron: The Unstable Equilibrium of Auditor Independence Regulation
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Law and Society Nbr. 33-3, September 2006
    • 1 Septiembre 2006
    ...Reeman v. Department of Transport [1997] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 648, per Lord Bingham,685.69 Morgan Crucible Co. Plc v. Hill Samuel & Co. Ltd [1991] Ch. 295.70 On an irrational deterrent effect, see text to nn. 83±88 below.ß2006 The Author. Journal Compilation ß2006 Cardiff University Law many ......
  • Standard Form Building Contracts and Duty of Care
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 62-5, September 1999
    • 1 Septiembre 1999
    ...See eg McNaughton (James) Paper Group Ltd vHicks Anderson & Co [1991] 2 QB 113; MorganCrucible Co plc vHill Samuel & Co Ltd [1991] Ch 295; Punjab National Bank vde Boinville [1992]3 All ER 104; West Wiltshire District Council vGarland [1993] 4 All ER 246.39 The three-stage test has ......
  • Auditors' Liability for BCCI
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Financial Crime Nbr. 1-4, January 1994
    • 1 Enero 1994
    ...14 [1991] 1 All ER 134. See further Maguire, P. (1991), 'McNaughton v Hicks-Anderson', 7 Professional Negligence, No. 1, pp. 30-31. 15 [1991] Ch 295. 16 [1990] 1 WLR 1390. 17 [1992] BCC 661. 18 'The Future Development of Auditing', 1993 Auditing Practices Board. 315...
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