Coleman v Myers

JurisdictionNew Zealand
Date1977
CourtCourt of Appeal
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12 books & journal articles
  • Companies and Close Corporations
    • South Africa
    • Yearbook of South African Law No. , March 2021
    • March 10, 2021
    ...duties, but thos e duties are owed to the company. 145 1843 2 Hare 461.146 See paras 138–160.147 The court referred to Coleman v Myers [1977] 2 NZLR 225 at 328–330; Brunninghausen v Glavanics [1999] 46 NSWLR 538 at 547–560; Chez Nico (Restaurants) Ltd [1992] BCLC 192.© Juta and Company (Pty......
  • Director and Shareholder Liability at Pike River Coal
    • New Zealand
    • Canterbury Law Review No. 21-2015, January 2015
    • January 1, 2015
    ...Court of Appeal followed Coleman v Myers in deciding that a fiduciary relationship existed between a director and 105 Coleman v Myers [1977] 2 NZLR 225 (CA). 106 The default postion is that directors do not owe a duty to individual shareholders: Percival v Wright [1902] 2 Ch 401. 107 Dairy ......
  • MINISTERS, STATUTORY AUTHORITIES AND GOVERNMENT CORPORATIONS: THE AGENCY PROBLEM IN PUBLIC SECTOR GOVERNANCE.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 45 No. 2, April 2022
    • April 1, 2022
    ...Gas & Petrochemical Co v Multinational Gas & Petrochemical Services Ltd[1983] Ch 258, 272 (May LJ); Coleman v Myers [1977] 2 NZLR 225, 267, 273 (Mahon J); Brunninghausen v Glavanics (1999) 46 NSWLR 538, 546 [40] (Handley JA); Residues Treatment & Trading Co Ltd v Southern Resour......
  • THE RATIONALISATION OF DIRECTORS’ DUTIES IN SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2005, December 2005
    • December 1, 2005
    ...SJLS 33. 130 [1902] 2 Ch 421 (“Percival”). 131 See eg, Percival itself, ibid; Platt v Platt[1999] 2 BCLC 745; cfColeman v Myers[1977] 2 NZLR 225. 132 Cf Nolan, “The Proper Purpose Doctrine and Company Directors” in The Realm of Company Law, supra n 45, at pp 30—35, recognising, however, tha......
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