Article Tag: breach of duty

Directors’ Duties After Resignation

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Can directors’ duties still be applied after resignation? Matthew Canfield explores a recent case in which a director was alleged to have breached his duties after he had left the company. There are various duties imposed on company directors by the Companies Act 2006. The purpose of these duties is to protect shareholders by ensuring… Read more »

Business partnership: be careful who you get into bed with!

The recent Court of Appeal decision in The Northampton Regional Livestock Centre Company Ltd v Cowling and another [2015] case is a sad tail (certainly from Mr Cowling’s point of view) where a rogue business partner can land you in the sticky stuff! In brief, the case involved a business partnership (between Mr Cowling and… Read more »