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Boardroom Disputes (ICSA Solutions)

Authors: Rowena Herdman-Smith, Kevin McCarthy, Saul Sender

ICSA Solutions are an innovative series of ebooks that provide immediate access to all the necessary information on a particular topic; offering practical guidance, case studies and time-saving checklists in a one-off download.

Unless a board is very small and/or cohesive, it is highly likely that at some point disagreements will occur between the various board members. The purpose of this guide is to assist boards in navigating the various potential stages of a dispute and to highlight the various legal considerations to bear in mind when considering what action to take.

The guide includes a summary of the main relevant statutory provisions and reference to some of the key cases in this area. The purpose of this guide is to share some of the key considerations identified from experience of clients’ disputes and the law generally.

This guide includes the following customisable content:

  • Extracts from the model articles for a private company limited by shares; and
  • ss. 171–8 and 182–3 of the Companies Act 2006.



Please note this is a digital only title and not available in hard copy.

Contents

1.    The legal nature of companies and the balance of power
2.    Practical steps
3.    Conflicts
4.    Other considerations
5.    Possible options – the practicalities
6.    Escalation
7.    Corporate governance and regulatory compliance
8.    Penalties and liabilities





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