A banker disclosing information about a customer’s business affairs save under lawful requirement, would commit a criminal offence. The head of a member of a Federation, the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, was not entitled to immunity while the President of the entity of which Abu Dhabi formed part, namely the United Arab Emirates, was entitled to state immunity.
Times 25-Jun-1997,  4 All ER 108
See Also – Bank of Credit and Commerce International (Overseas) Ltd v Price Waterhouse ChD 7-Feb-1997
No duty of care was owed by accountants who were not auditors to lenders to the company audited. The claim was struck out. . .
Cited – Alamieyeseigha, Regina (on the Application Of) v Crown Prosecution Service Admn 25-Nov-2005
The defendant argued that as Governor and Chief Excecutive of Bayelsa State in Nigeria he had sovereign immunity. The Foreign Office had issued a certificate that the defendant was not a Head of States under the 1978 Act. The A-G of Bayelsa had . .
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Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.78133