Smith New Court Securities Ltd v Scrimgeour Vickers (Asset Man) Ltd: CA 8 Mar 1994

Where shares had been purchased at an artificially inflated price, after a fraudulent misrepresentation, the loss was calculated on the value they would have had on the market with full knowledge of the company’s affairs, absent that misrepresentation.
Gazette 08-Jun-1994, Times 08-Mar-1994, Gazette 20-Apr-1994
England and Wales
Cited by:
Appeal fromSmith New Court Securities Ltd v Scrimgeour Vickers HL 21-Nov-1996
The defendant had made misrepresentations, inducing the claimant to enter into share transactions which he would not otherwise have entered into, and which lost money.
Held: A deceitful wrongdoer is properly liable for all actual damage . .

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Updated: 29 August 2021; Ref: scu.89322