Duties and responsibilities of a Jersey director

Professional Development

Overview

This course gives a practical, comprehensive breakdown of the role of the director. This includes the director as an agent of the company and the various types of authority they may have. It also focuses on the risks facing directors in the offshore environment and gives practical advice on how to manage these evolving risks.

Online Classroom

online classroom

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Suitable For

Recently appointed directors, company secretaries and anyone dealing with a board of directors.

2 CPD hours
2 hours
Jersey

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Understand the role of a director as an agent of the company and the various types of authority they may have
  • Be able to explain the effect of various directors’ duties
  • Have knowledge of the potential liabilities of directors
  • Be equipped with a greater appreciation of the risks associated with being an offshore director

Course Content

  • What is a director: employee or not?
  • Who may represent the company? – agency
  • Authority of agents: express, implied, apparent, estoppel, by operation of the law
  • Types of director including de facto and shadow directors and consequences
  • Appointment and removal of directors
  • Directors’ duties: Jersey law and other jurisdictions
  • Potential liabilities of directors
  • Issues for offshore directors: offshore control