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It is up to the directors of an insolvent company to prove that they took "every step" to minimise the potential loss to creditors as soon as they knew that the company could not reasonably avoid liquidation, the High Court has confirmed. 07 Aug 2015
Those drafting commercial contracts must be aware that company directors will not necessarily be subject to the same duties as the companies that they represent following a recent commercial court decision, a litigation expert has said. 27 Feb 2015
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...
Large energy companies should take the lead on action to tackle climate change, rather than wait for or even resist government intervention, according to Lord Browne of Madingley, the former chief executive of BP. 19 Feb 2015
A non-executive director who failed to declare a conflict of interest has lost her appeal against the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which had fined her £154,800 and banned her from holding a regulated financial services role. 13 Jan 2015
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