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Directors & Officers Liability Survey 2022

Global - April 27 2022 As directors and officers continue to be the subject of ever-increasing accountability, the report provides a global view on directors’ and officers’…

Richard Berkahn, Mark Beswetherick, Ian Birdsey, Patrick Boardman, Dean Carrigan, Alec Christie, Laura Cooke, James Cooper, Reece Corbett-Wilkins, Ignacio Figuerol, Chris Holme, Jacques Jacobs, Edward Kirk, Avryl Lattin, Lucinda Lyons, Simon McConnell, David Meheut, John Moran, Rosie Ng, Jane O’Reilly, Mandip Singh Sagoo, Dr Henning Schaloske, Christopher Smith, Jacinta Studdert, Mark Sutton, Nicholas Sykes, Alena Titterton, Marc S. Voses, Mun Yeow

Constitutional Court dismisses African Bank shareholders’ application for leave to appeal

United Kingdom - January 14 2021 In the first significant South African company law development of 2021, the Constitutional Court has dismissed an application for leave to appeal by…

Gregg Hammond, Christopher MacRoberts

Directors Owe a Duty to the Company, Not to Shareholders

United Kingdom - October 15 2018 Hlumisa Investment Holdings (RF) Limited & Eyomhlaba Investment Holding (RF) Limited v Leonidas Kirkinis & Others Recently Justice Molopa-Sethosa…

Gregg Hammond

Liability of directors for corporate environmental transgressions - a South African case study

South Africa - August 7 2017 The risk environment for directors of companies that pollute is changing. In South Africa, a raft of recent prosecutions of directors and officers for…

James Cooper, Christopher MacRoberts, Laura Tye

Lawyers’ liability: a global perspective

Canada, United Kingdom - June 28 2017 Paris Class action legislation has recently been enacted which permits claims to be brought on behalf of consumers by certain consumer associations…

Mark Beswetherick, Jessica Kelly, Trevor McCann, Roderic McLauchlan, Janette McLennan, David Meheut, Patrick Perry, Ian Roberts, Dr Henning Schaloske, Dr Tanja Schramm