The Director's Handbook: Your Duties, Responsibilities and Liabilities

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Martin Webster
Kogan Page Publishers, 2005 - Directors of corporations - 192 pages
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Guidelines for Directors is a practical guide containing authoritative information and advice on the key issues facing board directors and senior business decision-makers. Readable and accessible in style, it deals with all aspects of a company director's role, duties, responsibilities and liabilities within the context of the current law and good practice.Written by leading experts and fully supported by research findings, it will also be illustrated with real-life examples and case studies (named or unnamed) from companies of varying size and sector.

Guidelines for Directors is the essential reference and source of advice for all new and existing directors, as well as those who aspire to this position.

 

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Contents

A brief guide to the basic principles underlying the laws treatment of companies
12
Looks at the legal obligations of directors and at what can happen when things
26
CHAPTER FOUR PAGE
65
payment in lieu clauses
71
O change of controlgolden parachute clauses
81
CHAPTER FlVE PAGE
89
CHAPTER SlX PAGE
111
CHAPTER SEVEN PAGE
133
the Model Code on share dealing by directors and employees
146
CHAPTER NlNE PAGE
167
lNDEX PAGE
183
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The Institute of Directors (IoD) is a leading membership organisation representing over 50,000 company directors in the UK alone. Among its key objectives, the Institute aims to 'raise the professional standards of directors and help them attain high levels of expertise and effectiveness by improving their knowledge and skills'.

Pinsent Masons is a new force in the UK and international legal market, and the result of one of the largest mergers among law firms in recent times. It is a full service commercial law firm with 240 partners, a total legal team of 900 and overall staff in excess of 1,500. In addition to London, Pinsent Masons has offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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