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HIH -v- Chase Manhattan Bank (House of Lords)

20th Feb 2003

[2003] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 61

David Edwards led Michael Holmes; and Andrew Wales were involved in the film finance litigation

Insurance (Financial contingency) – Non-disclosure – Misrepresentation – Duty of utmost good faith – Contracts for and of insurance – Allegations of non-disclosure and misrepresentation – Whether insurers entitled to avoid or rescind contract – Whether insurers entitled to damages for fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation – Whether breach of duty of utmost good faith.