Within the boardroom, the management of information is of crucial importance, particularly where directors are appointed by a single shareholder under the company’s articles of association or a relevant shareholders’ agreement. Recent English cases demonstrate that shareholders and companies are increasingly likely to bring cases arising out of the misuse of corporate information and the obligation of directors to disclose information to their companies, particularly in closely-held companies.

James Norris-Jones and Mark Bardell, partners in our dispute resolution and corporate teams respectively, and Andrew Cooke, an associate in our dispute resolution team, have published an article in the April – June 2015 edition of Corporate Disputes magazine which considers these issues. Click here to download a PDF of the article: “Directors and Corporate Information“.