Company Directors: Regulating Conflicts of Interest and Formulating a Statement of Duties

Publication date: 22 September 1999

In this report we:

  • review Part X of the Companies Act 1985, with a view to considering how the provisions can be simplified and modernised, and
  • consider the case for a statutory statement of the duties owed by directors to their company under the general law, including their fiduciary duties and their duty of care.

This report concludes our project on: Company Directors

A joint report with the Scottish Law Commission

Reference number: LC261/SLC173


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