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Directors’ misfeasance – a comprehensive guide

Directors’ misfeasance – a comprehensive guide

17 Jan 2019, 17:30 - 19:00

Hardwicke, Hardwicke Building, New Square, Lincoln's Inn,London , WC2A 3SB

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

Please note that this seminar is at maximum capacity. If you would like to be added to the reserve list, please e-mail events@hardwicke.co.uk.

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

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