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The Ghosh test—are cheating and dishonesty synonymous? (Ivey v Genting Casinos)

The Ghosh test—are cheating and dishonesty synonymous? (Ivey v Genting Casinos)
Published on: 31 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The Ghosh test—are cheating and dishonesty synonymous? (Ivey v Genting Casinos)
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  • What did the court decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area? Are there still any unresolved issues practitioners will need to watch out for?
  • What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Can a gambler cheat without being dishonest? Siward Atkins, of Maitland Chambers, explores the Supreme Court’s answer in Ivey v Genting Casinos and considers the importance of its abolition of the Ghosh test for dishonesty. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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