In Re Martialone Ltd: Hennessey v. Griffin – HC – Company law, oppression of minority shareholder, dilution of shareholding

By: Mark Tottenham BL, on October 4, 2011

Subscribe to view case name

High Court (Murphy J) refuses reliefs sought by minority shareholder in company alleging oppression.

Company law - oppression of minority shareholder - s 205, Companies Act 1963 - alleged attempt to dilute petitioner's shareholding - exclusion from affairs of company - refusal of information concerning company affairs - exercise of share options by managing director - whether exercise of options intended to dilute petitioner's shareholding - whether misleading, false or deceptive statements given to auditor - whether directors acted in best interests of company as a whole.

Subscribe to view link to case on

Key Cases Cited

    Oregum Gold Mining Company of India v. Roper [1892] A.C. 125

Filed In: Company law

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>