Re Kingston Cotton Mill Company (No. 2)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1896
Year1896
CourtCourt of Appeal
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  • The contemporary auditor -a watchdog: new wine in old wine skins?
    • Barbados
    • Caribbean Law Review No. 10-1, June 2000
    • 1 June 2000
    ...hound. LL.M;(Lond),Lecturer in Law, University of theWestIndies. 1 [l896] 2Ch.279 at 288 . 2 See infra n.20 and accompanying reset. 3 [1896] 2 Ch 279 at 288. TH E AUDITOR IN CONTEXT While there is a growing trend to relax financial rules with regard to small and medium size companies, 4 the......
  • WHO LEFT THE GATES UNLOCKED? RECONCILING THE DUTIES OF AUDITORS AND COMPANY DIRECTORS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2008, December 2008
    • 1 December 2008
    ...Court of Appeal considered, inter alia, Dairy Containers Ltd v NZI Bank Ltd[1995] 2 NZLR 30; In re Kingston Cotton Mill Company (No 2)[1896] 2 Ch 279; Barings plc v Coopers & Lybrand[2003] Lloyd’s Rep IR 566; Leeds Estate, Building and Investment Company v Shepherd(1887) 36 Ch D 787; In re ......
  • The prevention and detection of corporate fraud: An assessment of the present framework
    • United Kingdom
    • Emerald Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance No. 5-4, April 1997
    • 1 April 1997
    ...Illegal Acts and Error', BAA Conference, Bristol. (3) See Nichol's Case [1859] 3 DeG & J 387. (4) (No. 2) [1895] 2 Ch. 673. (5) (No. 2) [1896] 2 Ch. 279. (6) p. 683. (7) p. 288. (8) pp. 289-290. (9) Lee, T.A. (1986) 'Company Auditing', Van Nostrand Reinhold (UK) Co. Ltd, 3rd edition, p. 23.......
  • True and fair financial reporting: a tool for better corporate governance
    • United Kingdom
    • Emerald Journal of Financial Crime No. 19-4, October 2012
    • 5 October 2012
    ...Institute of Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (India).22. S. 227 of the Companies Act, 1956 (India).23. Re, Kingston Cotton Mil (No. 2), [1896] 2 Ch. 279.24. [1895]2 Ch. 166.25. [1967]2 All. E.R. 525. Managing Director of Thomas Gerrad and Sons Ltd falsified the booksof the company to conceal......
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