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Guides By Topic: Directors' duties

  • The code of directors' duties

    This guide is based on UK law as at 1st April 2007, unless otherwise stated. Before the Companies Act 2006, the law on directors’ duties was in places uncertain, contradictory and anachronistic. It...

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  • Introduction to directors' legal duties

    This guide is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated. There's no doubt that directors’ legal duties are onerous and the penalties for breaching them can be stiff. (See:...

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  • Liability for the directors' report

    This guide is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated. It is worth looking at three areas where there is a mix of civil and criminal liability for what goes into a number o...

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