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Appeal Court guidance on de facto directors

December 2014
Mayer Brown Legal Update
De facto directors can be held liable for the acts of a company despite not having been actually appointed as a director. The Court of Appeal has issued some useful guidance on the factors to be considered when looking at whether a person is a de facto director.


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