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On this page, you will find news and comment about what is happening in our areas of specialism: Director Disqualification, Insolvency and Restructuring, Insolvency Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Regulatory Disputes, and Construction Disputes.
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This article looks at a director who received an 8 Month Prison Sentence Plus a 7 Year Director Disqualification for Safety Failings at his construction company. The consequences for non-compliance with the relevant regulations are serious.
In this case, a hotel director received an 11 year director disqualification period for manipulating the accounts of the companies he was a director of. Directors have to ensure they comply with the legal requirements of being a company director, one of which is to keep accurate and true accounting records of their companies.
Lengthy director disqualification are given to directors for accounting records failures. In this article, we look at how the outcome of The Insolvency Service’s investigations into the conduct of a director of an insolvent company went beyond director disqualification, with the director receiving a 33 week prison sentence.