An accidental change to directors' duties?

Alcock, A 2009, 'An accidental change to directors' duties?' , Company Lawyer, 30 , p. 362.

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For the first time, the general duties of directors have been given statutory form in the Companies Act 2006. This article concentrates on the duties of compliance (with the company’s constitution), proper purpose and good faith contained in sections 171 and 172. In the first judicial comment on these sections, Lord Glennie has said in passing, “these sections appear to do little more than set out the pre-existing law on the subject.”1 But is that true?

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > K Law > K Law (General) > K3840 Regulation of industry, trade, and commerce. Occupational law
Subjects / Themes > K Law > K Law (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Company Lawyer
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0144-1027
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Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2010 14:17
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 09:14

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