Tai Hing Cotton Mill Ltd v Liu Chong Hing Bank Ltd

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date1985
Date1985
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  • Employers' Liability at Common Law: Two Competing Paradigms
    • United Kingdom
    • Edinburgh Law Review Nbr. , May 2008
    • 1 May 2008
    ...of an implied contractual duty of care in the contracts between them. Commenting on Tai Hing Cotton Mill Ltd v Liu Chong Hing Bank Ltd5050[1986] AC 80. (discussed in the next section), Lord Goff said that the “temptation of elegance” lay behind the decision and that, even before Tai Hing, t......
  • Banking Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2000, December 2000
    • 1 December 2000
    ...signature has long been recognised and this was affirmed by the Privy Council in Tai Hing Cotton Mill Ltd v Liu Chong Hing Bank Ltd & Ors[1986] AC 80. However, in a recent Singapore High Court decision in Khoo Tian Hock & Anor v Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (Khoo Siong Hui, t......
  • Banking Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2015, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015
    ...Capital at [33] and [58]). Wei J took guidance from the approach of the Privy Council in Tai Hing Cotton Mill Ltd v Liu Chong Hing Bank Ltd[1986] AC 80 (adopted by LP Thean J in Consmat Singapore (Pte) Ltd v Bank of America National Trust & Savings Association[1992] 2 SLR(R) 195 at [20]) th......
  • Banking Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2006, December 2006
    • 1 December 2006
    ...However, all these attempts failed and were flatly rejected by the Privy Council in Tai Hing Cotton Mill Ltd v Liu Chong Hing Bank Ltd [1986] AC 80. While the common law rejected such a duty, Canada and the US recognised that such a duty could be created by a bank through the use of a verif......

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