Developments in Directors’ Duties under English Law

United Kingdom

This article was produced by Olswang LLP, which joined with CMS on 1 May 2017.

In the wake of large-scale financial disruption, it is usual to anticipate that the volume of litigation involving directors will increase. Legislation may be expected to be strengthened with the aim of holding directors more accountable for the consequences of corporate failure.

In this article, originally published as part of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2016, Alicia Videon and Louise Bell address the extent to which this occurred in the wake of 2008 and the extent to which it may continue to change in the uncertain economic times we face eight years later, outlining the potential implications for directors.

Read the full article here.