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Director's Guide, 5th edition

Author: Martha Bruce

Published: March 2013 | ISBN: 9781860724824


Now in its fifth edition, the Director's Guide explains all the core duties and liabilities of being a director from appointment to resignation, including disclosures, shareholder relations and corporate governance.

An authoritative guide for executive and non-executive directors, this book provides practical help for common issues faced by directors, it is an essential read for all directors. This comprehensive guide covers:

  • Powers, governance and company management
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Restricted and prohibited transactions
  • Shareholders and stakeholders
  • Financial accounts
  • Penalties for breach of duty

Contents

1. Fundamentals about directors
2. Directors' powers and company management
3. Length of service
4. Statutory statement of directors' duties
5. Disclosure requirements
6. Administrative duties
7. Restricted and prohibited transactions
8. Shareholders
9. Financial accounts
10. Health and safety
11. Stakeholders
12. The struggling company
13. Penalties for breach of duty

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