Scott Group Ltd v McFarlane

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtCourt of Appeal
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29 cases
  • JEB Fasteners Ltd v Marks, Bloom & Company
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • Invalid date
  • Maybank Islamic Berhad v Aldwich Enviro-Management Sdn Bhd & 4 Ors
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 2015
  • Caparo Industries Plc v Dickman
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 8 February 1990
    ...would rely on the accounts for that purpose." 28The case which gives most assistance to Caparo in support of this submission is Scott Group Ltd. v. McFarlane [1978] 1 N.Z.L.R. 553. The audited consolidated accounts of a New Zealand public company and its subsidiaries overstated the assets ......
  • Van Oppen v Clerk to the Bedford Charity Trustees
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 June 1989
    ...-v- Touche (1931) 174 N.E. 441, 446; State Street Trust Co. -v- Ernst (1938) 15 N.E. 2d 416, 418; Scott Group Ltd. -v- McFarlane [1978] 1 N.Z.L.R. 553, 567. It may very well be that in tortious claims based on negligent misstatement these notions are particularly apposite. The content of th......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Waiting for Enron: The Unstable Equilibrium of Auditor Independence Regulation
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Law and Society Nbr. 33-3, September 2006
    • 1 September 2006
    ...113 (duty owed to investors although auditor did not know about theirinterest in the company at the time it issued its audit report).61 [1978] 1 NZLR 553 (majority of the court held that a duty could be owed where theauditor was not aware that a particular third party would be provided with......

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