Monday, 21 May 2012

UK: Scotland: directors' disqualification

Lord Hodge delivered his opinion in Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills v Kahn [2012] CSOH 85 last Friday: see here. Amongst other things, he rejected the argument that the specific role and involvement of a particular director was irrelevant when considering the appropriate length of a disqualification order. This argument, which had been made on behalf of the Secretary of State, Lord Hodge described as "surprising and misconceived".

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