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The Company Director: Powers, Duties and Liabilities 12th edition

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781846619717
Published: August 30, 2015
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Why you should buy The Company Director: Powers, Duties and Liabilities

The Company Director: Powers, Duties and Liabilities provides comprehensive coverage, in a single volume, of the powers, legal obligations and responsibilities of executive and non-executive company directors. The complex relationships of directors with fellow directors, the company, its employees and shareholders are fully explained.

Now in its 12th edition, this well-respected and established work has been updated to include:

* A chapter on recently revised rules relating to corporate security especially the provisions governing constructive knowledge and priorities
* Coverage of the new mechanism of making complaints to the Company Names Adjudicator. This new procedure is considered in some detail
* Coverage of the latest changes to the company share buy-back regime
* Discussion of the anticipated provisions of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, including abolition of corporate directors, directors' extended liabilities to disqualification and on insolvency, a new 'consent to act' regime and the new register of Persons with Significant Control
* Case-law including Prest v Petrodel Resources, VTB Capital, Chandler v Cape plc, British Bank of the Middle East v Sun Life Association of Canada, ING Re (UK) Ltd v Versicherung AG, Wrexham AFC v Crucialmove Ltd

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Table of contents

•The Companies Act 2006 
•The Company and its Legal Framework
•Appointment of Directors
•Powers of Directors
•Duties of Directors
•Liabilities of Directors
•Relations with Shareholders
•Relations of Directors With One Another
•Terms of Service for Directors
•Resignation, Removal and Retirement
•Bribery Act 2010
•Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
•Corporate Governance
•Corporate Security

•Jordans Articles of Association for a Private Limited Company
•Standard Form Articles of Association
•Form IN01
•UK Corporate Governance Code (June 2010)
•The Companies Act 2006
•Draft Standard Form Service Agreement for an Executive Director