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Duties & Responsibilities of Directors

10/12/2010

With increased consolidation of business across Europe, executives of multinational groups can find that they are required to become directors of companies in a variety of jurisdictions, often at short notice. 

The rules relating to directorships vary considerably from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. This guide is intended to provide an overview of the duties and responsibilities of directors across 21 jurisdictions in Europe, answering the most frequently asked questions for directors coming from another jurisdiction.

In many jurisdictions, there are various forms of company available, and there are different rules for directors according to the type of company used. This guide looks at key issues in each country, focusing on the most common form of company, and on the rules which apply to executive/managing directors.

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Picture of Audran Martine
Martine Audran
Counsel
Paris
Picture of Christophe Blondeau
Christophe Blondeau
Partner
Paris
Picture of Jean Robert Bousquet
Jean-Robert Bousquet
Partner
Paris
Jean-Eric Cros
Jean-Eric Cros
Partner
Paris
Alexandre Delhaye
Alexandre Delhaye
Partner
Paris
Picture of Arnaud Hugot
Arnaud Hugot
Partner
Paris
Picture of Christophe Lefaillet
Christophe Lefaillet
Partner
Paris
Geneviève Olivier
Geneviève Olivier
Counsel
Paris
Picture of David Mantienne
David Mantienne
Counsel
Paris
Picture of Alexandra Rohmert
Alexandra Rohmert
Partner
Paris
Isabelle Prodomme
Isabelle Prodhomme
Counsel
Paris
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