With v O’Flanagan [1936]

Facts

  • The value of a company declined after it had been correctly represented to be a certain value prior to the contract’s conclusion

Issue

  • Could the contract be voided for misrepresentation?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Duty to correct statements, as they are considered to have continuing effect up to the time of the contract’s completion
RELATED CASE  Hamilton v Allied Domecq [2007]

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