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The sole director of a now-insolvent company was not liable in damages for injury suffered by a former employee, despite failing to ensure that adequate employers' liability insurance was in place, the UK's highest court has ruled. 13 Jul 2016
FOCUS: A recent High Court case should be a reminder to university boards and trustees of the duties they owe to creditors should the institution find itself in financial difficulties. 29 Apr 2016
This is one of a series of guides on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....
Directors of companies subject to the 2014 Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations must publish annual reports on any payments made to governments for each financial year.
This guide is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated. Where a company or any of its subsidiaries enters into a transaction with a director of the company, the rules on...
This guide is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated. If a company’s shares are traded on the main market of the London Stock Exchange there is a further set of requiremen...
This article is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated. To what extent can a company protect its directors from some of the liabilities outlined in our guides to directors...
This guide is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated. Two examples that pre-date the Companies Act 2006 serve to illustrate the kind of thinking the government expects fro...
The Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) has called for a broader scope to a planned corporate-governance audit of Singapore Post, the Business Times said . 06 Jan 2016
The number of individuals issued with personal fines for tax accounting failures by the company that they work for more than doubled in the year to April 2015, according to figures obtained from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). 22 Dec 2015
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