Bagnall v Carlton: CA 1877

Agents for a prospective company who made secret profits out of a contract made by the company were held to be ‘trustees for the company’ of those profits


James, Baggallay and Cotton LJJ


(1877) 6 Ch D 371


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedFHR European Ventures Llp and Others v Cedar Capital Partners Llc SC 16-Jul-2014
Approprietary remedy against Fraudulent Agent
The Court was asked whether a bribe or secret commission received by an agent is held by the agent on trust for his principal, or whether the principal merely has a claim for equitable compensation in a sum equal to the value of the bribe or . .
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Company, Equity, Agency

Updated: 06 May 2022; Ref: scu.551500