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Senior executives of companies that breach UK competition law are at increasing risk of being disqualified from serving as directors at UK businesses, an expert in competition law has said. 11 Apr 2018
LEGAL UPDATE: Company directors were said to be responsible for assets despite their use of corporate vehicles, the Supreme Court has ruled (12-page / 157KB PDF). The ruling means that a six year limitation period stopping liquidators taking legal action against... 23 Mar 2018
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 UK government is consulting on further reforms to the corporate governance and corporate insolvency frameworks, designed to target "irresponsible" behaviour by companies and their directors when a business is in or is approaching financial difficulty.... 22 Mar 2018
ANALYSIS: A recent decision by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council underlines the importance of statutory limitation periods and understanding restrictions on them, while also highlighting the differences between directors, shareholders and the company.... 15 Mar 2018
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