The Impact of Modern Influences on the Traditional Duties of Care, Skill and Diligence of Company Directors
This important book delves into the issues surrounding this debate, presenting the arguments for and against a statutory statement, with in-depth analysis of the various degrees of reform that could be brought to bear on the issue.
The author approaches the subject in a variety of revealing ways:
Practitioners and academics in company law, as well as thoughtful business people, will appreciate the depth and clarity of this analysis. Its clear-headed elucidation of a contentious issue is sure to move this important matter forward toward a timely and needed formulation, statutory or otherwise.
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- A Chronological Analysis of the Case Law Surrounding the Duties of Care, Skill and Diligence
- A Historical Outline of the Duties, and a Comparative Analysis with the Contractual Standards of Care, Skill and Diligence and Civil Law Jurisdictions
- The Duties of Care, Skill and Diligence: Critical Analysis of the Current Law
- A Comparison with the Law of Trusts
- Liability under Tortiuos Principles
- Australia and England--A Comparison
- United States and England--A Comparison
- The Impact of Section 214(4) of the Insolvency Act 1986 on the Directors' Duties to the Company
- The Influence of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 on the Common Law Duties to the Company
- Concluding Remarks and Recommendations
- Conclusions. Bibliography