director disqualification

Changes affecting Insolvency Practitioners and Directors

by Stephen Downie October 16, 2015 Business Law

Regulations have introduced the key provisions of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (“the Act”) as regards its affect on Directors and Insolvency Practitioners.  This introduces very important changes which will have a considerable impact on Directors and the position of Insolvency Practitioners acting as Administrators or Liquidators. The key changes are addressed below. 1.  Insolvency Practitioners – a […]

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Changes affecting Insolvency Practitioners and Directors

by Andy Wilks, FWJ October 8, 2015 Commercial Law

As from 1 October 2015, Regulations have introduced the key provisions of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (“the Act”) as regards its affect on Directors and Insolvency Practitioners. This introduces very important changes which will have a considerable impact on Directors and the position of Insolvency Practitioners acting as Administrators or Liquidators. […]

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Can I be disqualified for my role as a shareholder or a non-executive director?

by Andyfwj July 24, 2014 Law

The disqualification regime applies to all directors. A director is not precisely defined in legislation but refers to all individuals who hold the position of director by whatever name called (section 250 Companies Act 2006).  This includes: i) De Facto Directors – directors who are held out as directors or perform functions which could only […]

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Directors’ Duties – The Basics and the Risks

by Andyfwj June 26, 2013 Law

Directors’ duties were codified by Part 10 of the Companies Act 2006: Chapter 1 of Part 10 (sections 154-169) sets out the laws relating to company Directors (appointment, register and removal). Chapter 2 of Part 10 (sections 170-180) sets out the statutory duties on Directors. The provisions of the Act extend to all Directors, including […]

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Bankruptcy orders and the disqualification of directors

by Criminal Defence Solicitors February 11, 2013 Criminal Law

In this post we’ll take a look at the potential offences that may be committed by a director if they engage in the management of a company when they are under a bankruptcy order. We’ll therefore look at the following elements: When may a director be disqualified from taking part in the management of a […]

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