Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 1359
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Kennedy, Aldous and Mantell LJJ

Representation J Brisby and C Harrison (instructed by White & Case) for SFL.
  P Gross QC and A Lenon (instructed by Stephenson Harwood) for KPMG.
Judgment Dates: 2 December 1999

Catchwords

Negligence - Duty to take care - Existence of duty - Accountant - Accounting firm auditing companies' accounts - Audit not completed until well into the next year - Criminal investigation showing companies vehicles of fraud - Whether accounting firm breached duty of care by not completing audit sooner.

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