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Part II The Office of Director, 4 Directors’ Powers and Responsibilities

Adam Goodison

From: Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities, and Remedies (4th Edition)

Edited By: Mark Arnold KC, Simon Mortimore KC

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 July 2024

Shareholder — Approved person — Conduct of business regulation — Regulated persons

This chapter details and discusses the powers and responsibilities of directors under the constitution. Although the Companies Act 2006 contains provisions about the nature of directors’ responsibilities, it does not state what the directors do. The exercise of the directors’ powers is not solely a matter to be regulated by articles, since the conduct of a company’s affairs affects wider interests. The chapter then explains the internal and external aspects of managing a company, which include how to deal with third parties and responsibilities. It details the conduct, knowledge, or mental state of a director and other officers that may be attributed to the company.

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