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'Briefing against the board': when disruptive directors risk breaching their duties

18 March 2019

The English High Court judgment in Stobart v Tinkler concerns how the Board of a FTSE 250 infrastructure company, Stobart Group, fractured in 2018 following the actions of a dissenting director who sought to turn shareholders against the Board.

As well as offering an insight into the damaging effect conflict between directors can have on the governance of a company, the case highlights key considerations for all boards and directors when complying with their duties.

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'Briefing against the board': when disruptive directors risk breaching their duties

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