Rights and Duties of Directors, Eleventh Edition, is a highly practical and comprehensive publication relevant to all company directors and their advisers. It clearly explains the rights and powers of directors and their specific duties as prescribed by company law and associated legislation. This new edition has been fully updated and revised to take account of the Bribery Act 2010, further updates to the Companies Act 2006, and the Equality Act 2010 including consultation on workplace dispute resolution. It also provides new material relating to: - Information on the UK Corporate Governance Code and the EU Corporate Governance Green Paper - Corporate governance updates in light of the Walker Report and Turner Review - FRC Guidance and expanded material on board effectiveness - Developments in relation to board composition and diversity, differentiation in roles of board members and the importance of training and development of directors - Updated information on directors' remuneration in light of the FSA's original and revised remuneration codes - Inclusion of material on the OFT's guidance on directors' disqualification for competition infringements - Updated cases and statistics on directors' disqualification and personal liability, unfair dismissal, corporate manslaughter and health and safety incidents - Shared parental leave proposals - Current money laundering and insider dealing position, including clarification obtained in the Spector Photo Group and other cases This is an invaluable guide for all company directors - and their legal advisers -whatever the size of their organization, as well as company secretaries and HR professionals. Rights and Duties of Directors details each and every duty in relation to the core administration, compliance and disclosure requirements of company law and other closely associated legislation.