Shadow Director in UK Law

  • Ultraframe (UK) Ltd v Fielding
    • Chancery Division
    • 27 July 2005
    ...... Standing in the shadows 219 ... Who owed directors' duties to Northstar and Seaquest? ......
  • Re Hydrodan (Corby) Ltd ((in Liquidation))
    • Chancery Division
    • 17 December 1994
    ...... Justice MillettIn re Hydrodam (Corby) Ltd (in liquidation) Director - shadow and de facto directors - distinction Distinguishing shadow ......
  • MCA Records Inc. and Another v Charly Records Ltd and Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 29 November 2001
    ...... its chief administrator under a power of attorney granted by its directors who, as is not unusual where a company is incorporated in Panama but owned ... find, Holdings' nominee director of CRL, albeit only a de facto or shadow director. There is, in my judgment, no doubt that he was part of the ......
  • Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Deverell and Another
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 December 1999
    ...... of State for Trade and Industry applied under s.6 Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 for disqualification orders to be made against ... and Mr Peter Hopkins on the ground that each of them was a "shadow director" of the Company to whom by virtue of s.22(4) the provisions of ......
  • R v Allen
    • House of Lords
    • 11 October 2001
    ...... the offshore companies for which he was liable to income tax as a shadow director. Count 11 was as follows: "STATEMENT OF OFFENCE ......
  • Smithton Ltd v Naggar
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 31 July 2014
    ...... ("Hobart") has brought proceedings against Mr Guy Naggar, a director of its former holding company (Dawnay Day International Ltd or "DDI"), to ... of the duly appointed directors of Hobart, he was a de facto or shadow director of it or alternatively on the basis that he was a director of DDI ......
  • R v Blatch and Seagar
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 26 June 2009
    ...... by an offender who has been guilty of managing a company as a director in contravention of a director's disqualification order or an undertaking ... loss to Tabline had resulted from his actions as carrying on as a shadow director of the company. Its case was that he should have known that he ......
  • Stocznia Gdanska S.a. v Latvian Shipping Company and Others
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 08 May 2001
    ...... Liberian subsidiary, the second defendants (Latreefers) with directors provided by an independent Isle of Man service company. Contracts for ... (e) Latco as a shadow director . . 247 The Yard also pleaded that Latco was ......
  • R v Kilbourne
    • House of Lords
    • 31 January 1973
    ...... Lord Cross of Chelsea . Director of Public Prosecutions and Kilbourne Upon ...But this isllustrates the danger of mistaking the shadow for the substance. I feel quite sure that, for instance, where an ......
  • Petrodel Resources Ltd and Others v Prest
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 October 2012
    ...... a letter of request to judicial authorities in the Isle of Man, a director of the Manx company avoided production, asserting concerns about claims ... The judge thus found the husband to be a 'shadow director' of PRL (compare section 251(1) of the Companies Act 2006), ......
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