Arinson v Smith: CA 1888

The court asked whether a misrepresentation in a prospectus was corrected by a circular issued after shares had been allotted to investors who had relied on the prospectus.
Held: It was not, and that what would have been required was a clear statement in the circular calling attention to the fact that there was a serious error in the prospectus.


Lord Halsbury LC


(1888) 41 Ch 348


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedPeekay Intermark Ltd and Another v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ComC 25-May-2005
The claimant alleged mis-selling of an emerging markets investment product. The defendant claimed that whilst there might have been a misrepresentation, by the time the contract was formed, correct information had been provided and incorporated in . .
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Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.226116