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Directors' Liability: A Worldwide Review 3rd ed

Edited by: Alexander Loos

ISBN13: 9789041158352
Previous Edition ISBN: 9789041132505
Published: September 2016
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £200.00

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This acclaimed reference book for international business lawyers first appeared in 2006, with a second edition in 2010.

Now in its third edition, and once again published in conjunction with the International Bar Association, this comparative study of a crucial issue in corporate law gives practitioners a powerful and decisive tool for ascertaining and comparing the law affecting directors’ liability in today’s globalizing economies.

Covering nearly fifty jurisdictions worldwide (including eight not previously covered), the third edition affords senior lawyers in major firms the opportunity to provide concise, detailed, and easy-to-understand summaries on his or her home law on directors’ liability. Authors whose research appeared in earlier editions have updated their chapters, and the case law summarized and analysed now reflects published cases through the end of March 2016.

The contributions describe the relevant law in force in each particular jurisdiction, along with an insightful discussion of trends and future prospects. For each of the different jurisdictions the authors detail and explain such factors as the following:-

  • national legal theories of director liabilities;
  • recent cases dealing with directors’ liability;
  • corporate governance; and
  • indemnification and insurance.
Where applicable, coverage also includes the legal implications of jurisdictional variations in such matters as judicial review, lawyer directorship, directors’ reliance on outside professionals, and the effect of the European Action Plan. References have been thoroughly updated throughout, and include many new online sources.

This publication will be of enormous value to legal practitioners, whether in private practice or in the legal department of a globally active company, as a comprehensive and easy means of access to the law of foreign jurisdictions on directors’ liability.

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List of Abbreviations
Argentina Javier M. Petrantonio & Laura Lavia Haidempergher
Australia Rory Moriarty
Austria Christian Dorda
Belarus Dmitry Viltovsky
Belgium Philippe Malherbe
Bermuda David William Peter Cooke
Bolivia Ignacio M. Aguirre U.
Brazil Walter Douglas Stuber
Canada Markus Koehnen & Stephen Brown-Okruhlik
Cayman Islands Antony G.D. Duckworth, Alan G. de Saram & Wendy Stenning
Chile Pablo Guerrero V.
Czech Republic Dagmar Dubecká
Denmark Niels Bang
Ecuador Javier Robalino-Orellana, Daniel Robalino Orellana, Martín Pallares Sevilla & Estefanía Alarcón
Estonia Sven Papp & Kaspar Kolk
The European Action Plans of 2003 and 2012 Thorsten M. Volz
Finland Riikka Rannikko & Jesse Collin
France Jacques Buhart & Nicolas Lafont
Germany Alexander Loos
Hong Kong Allan Leung & Danny Leung
India Som Mandal
Indonesia Lia Alizia & Valdano Ruru
Ireland Stephen Hegarty & Maeve Moran
Israel Ehud Sol & Haim Machluf
Italy Gabriele Fagnano
Japan Norio Mitsuuchi
Latvia Janis Gavars, Reinis Sokolovs & Raimonds Slaidinš
Luxembourg Alexander Koch
Mexico Daniel Del Rio & Juan José López-de-Silanes
Mongolia Chris Melville, Anthony Woolley & Ariungoo Khurelbaatar
The Netherlands Willem Calkoen & Martin Grablowitz
New Zealand Pip England
Nigeria Ayodeji Oyetunde & Lotanna Nwodo
The People’s Republic of China Liang Xu & Sarah Zhang
Poland Tomasz Zak
Portugal Miguel de Avillez Pereira & Hugo Teixeira
The Russian Federation Doran Doeh & Svetlana Barinova
Singapore Stephanie Keen & Matthew Bousfield
South Africa Nastascha Harduth, Eric Levenstein, David Gewer & Derek Alexander
South Korea Kyung-Taek Jung & Hye-Sung Kim
Spain Enric Picanyol & Coro Fernández-Rañada
Sweden Björn Kristiansson & Per Samuelsson
Switzerland Matthew T. Reiter & Lorenz Naef
Turkey Serdar Paksoy & assisted by Deniz Özkan
Ukraine Timur Bondaryev, Pavlo Khodakovsky & Alesya Pavlynska
United Arab Emirates Imtiaz Shah
United Kingdom Karla Dudek
United States of America Robert Ripin
Vietnam Jeff Olson & Minh Nguyen

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Hiring the Best Qualified and Most Talented Employees: ISBN 9789041126306
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Remedies Under Security Interests ISBN 9789041198778
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Industrial Design Rights: An International perspective
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Litigation Issues in the Distribution of Securities
ISBN 9789041109507
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Managing and Disclosing Risks of Investing in Derivatives
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Mechanics of Global Equity Offerings
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Environmental Liability ISBN 9781853335617
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Joint Ventures in East Asia
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Published July 1992
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Published June 1990
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ISBN 9789041197214
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