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Company directors : duties, liabilities, and remedies

Author: Simon Mortimore
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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The second edition of this leading work on company directors has been expanded to cover new areas such as tax and provides even greater analysis on dynamic areas including derivative claims, unfair  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Mortimore
ISBN: 9780199645312 0199645310
OCLC Number: 828682308
Description: clxviii, 1088 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION ; 1. Historical Introduction to the Law Relating to the Duties and Liabilities of Directors ; 2. The Current Legal Framework Relating to Directors ; PART II: THE OFFICE OF DIRECTOR ; 3. Directors and Other Officers; Requirement and Definitions ; 4. Directors' Powers and Responsibilities ; 5. Directors' Decision-Making and Delegation ; 6. Appointment of Directors ; 7. Termination of Appointment of Directors ; 8. Directors' Term of Service ; 9. Directors and Tax ; PART III: THE GENERAL DUTIES OF DIRECTORS ; 10. General Duties of Directors ; 11. Duty to Act with Powers ; 12. Duty to Promote the Success of the Company ; 13. The Duty to Exercise Independent Judgment ; 14. The Duty to Exercise Reasonable Care, Skill , and Diligence ; 15. Duties to Avoid Conflicts of Interest and not to Accept Benefits from Third Parties ; 16. Duty to Declare Interest in Proposed Transaction or Arrangement ; 17. Declaration of Interest in Exisiting Transaction or Arrangement ; 18. Transactions with Directors Requiring Approval of Members ; PART IV: LIABILITIES OF DIRECTORS ; 19. The Company's Remedies for Breach of Directors' General Duties ; 20. Directors' Liabilities: Exemption, Indemnification, and Ratification ; 21. Directors Liabilities: Provision of Insurance ; 22. Members' Personal and Derivative Claims ; 23. Members Unfair Prejudice Claims and Winding-up Petitions ; 24. Liabilities of Directors to Third Parties ; PART V: DIRECTORS' PARTICULAR FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES ; 25. Decision-making by Members ; 26. Accounting Records, Reports, and Audits ; 27. Capital and Distributions ; 28. Reorganizations and Takeovers ; 29. Pension Schemes ; PART VI: PUBLIC INTEREST AND INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS ; 30. Investigations and Public Interest Winding-up Petitions ; 31. Disqualification Proceedings ; 32. Directors' Functions and Duties in Insolvency Proceedings ; 33. Directors' Liabilities in Insolvency Proceedings ; 34. Criminal Liability of Directors ; PART VII: DIRECTORS OF FOREIGN COMPANIES ; 35. Duties and Liabilities of Directors of Foreign Companies
Responsibility: edited by Simon Mortimore QC.
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