Directors’ misfeasance – a comprehensive guide

01 Nov 2018, 5:30 pm

Please note that this seminar is currently fully subscribed. We will be rerunning this seminar on Thursday, 17th January 2019.

The scope of directors’ duties is an important and ever-evolving area for all those dealing with high level commercial litigation. This seminar will review the main issues that those concerned with corporate governance need to know about directors’ duties and liabilities.

Topics will include:

  • Types of director
  • Duties owed by directors:
    • to a company
    • to creditors
    • to shareholders
    • to investors
    • to third parties (Inter Export LLC v Townley and another)
  • Company obligations for which directors are responsible
  • Ratification of director wrongdoing and the limits on the Duomatic principle
  • Common pitfalls for directors
    • Unlawful distributions and reductions of capital
    • Directors remuneration
    • Failure to comply with reporting obligations

Programme

17:30 Registration
18:00 Presentations
19:00 Conclusion and networking

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