Re Dorman, Long & Company Ltd; Re South Durham Steel & Iron Company Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
Judgment Date1934
Date1934
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  • The Royal Bank of Scotland NV v TT International Ltd
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 31 January 2012
    ...BCLC 740 (refd) Daewoo Singapore Pte Ltd v CEL Tractors Pte Ltd [2001] 2 SLR (R) 791; [2001] 4 SLR 35 (folld) Dorman, Long and Co Ltd, Re [1934] Ch 635 (folld) Econ Corp Ltd, Re [2004] 1 SLR (R) 273; [2004] 1 SLR 273 (refd) ERPIMA SA v Chee Yoh Chuang [1997] 1 SLR (R) 923; [1998] 1 SLR 83 (......
  • Re Old Silkstone Collieries Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 2 December 1953
    ...or, at any rate, complicated schemes. No-one would call this case complicated, and therefore all that fell from Mr Justice Maugham in the Dorman Long case, reported in 1934 I Chancery at page 635, is not necessarily applicable to a simple and straightforward case like this. I have in mind t......
  • Permanent TSB Group Holdings Plc v McManus
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 28 July 2015
    ...approve a scheme of arrangement, the touchstone of fairness is, to borrow the words of Maugham J. in Re Dorman Long & Co. Ltd. [1934] Ch. 635 at p.657, ' whether the proposal is such that an intelligent and honest man, a member of the class concerned and acting in respect of his intere......
  • Hitachi Plant Engineering & Construction Co Ltd and Another v Eltraco International Pte Ltd and Another Appeal
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 6 October 2003
    ...the interest of the majority: see Re English, Scottish, and Australian Chartered Bank [1893] 3 CH 885, 408; Re Dorman, Long & Co [1934] CH 635. 47 With this duty in mind, there is nothing to prevent the court from considering the NSCs as a different class when sanctioning a scheme if th......
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  • Scheme Of Arrangements: Fair And Reasonable
    • Bermuda
    • Mondaq Bermuda
    • 6 January 2010
    ...of that class, and acting alone in respect of his interest as such a member, might approve of it. In Re Dorman, Long and Company Limited [1934] Ch 635, Maugham J, at page 657, having reviewed earlier authorities as to the function of the court, formulated the court's duty as In my opinion, ......

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