Directors guide

1 May 2011 | Category: Companies Act

Directors fiduciary duties and responsibilities guide - Grant Thornton

The Directors guide is a practical resource outlining the key provisions set out in the new Companies Act 2008 pertaining to Directors.

This is an invaluable reference guide covering important changes to the Act, such as:

  • director’s conduct, duties, rights, responsibilities, risks and liabilities
  • appointment and dismissal of directors
  • definition of director extended to include prescribed officers
  • increased shareholder activism
  • the Boad, committees and meetings


Download Grant Thornton’s guide on the duties and responsibilities of directors.


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  1. Dee Dillon says:

    What pro bono or sliding scale services are provided for small business in South Africa

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