Fiorentino Comm Giuseppe Srl v Farnesi and another


Reference:
[2005] EWHC 160 (Ch), [2005] 1 WLR 3718, [2005] 2 All ER 737, [2005] 1 All ER (Comm) 575, [2005] All ER (D) 176 (Feb), [2005] BCC 771, Times Law Reports, 3 March 2005

Date:
11th February 2005

Court:
High Court

Comment:

Bill of exchange - cheque - liability of signatory - company directors who signed cheques that omitted the word "Limited" from the name of the company were personally liable for payment whether or not the cheques were presented for payment where the drawer had no reason to believe that the cheque would be paid if presented. 

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