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Can a bank disclose meeting notes concerning meetings with a borrower who is now deceased?

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Published on LexisPSL on 13/08/2019

The following Banking & Finance Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Can a bank disclose meeting notes concerning meetings with a borrower who is now deceased?

Tournier v National Provincial established that it is an implied term of the contract between a banker and a customer that the banker will keep the customer's information confidential.

This duty is subject to the following qualifications:

  1. where disclosure is compelled by law

  2. where there is a duty to the public to disclose

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