UK: DISQUALIFIED DIRECTORS SENTENCING GUIDELINES

On 8th November, Ashfords LLP published an article saying that the Sentencing Council has published sentencing guidelines for the offence of acting as a company director whilst being disqualified from doing so, effective from the 1st October.  The guidelines set out in a matrix the factors the court must consider before passing sentence and these act as a salutary and timely reminder to those who should not otherwise be involved in the running of a company.  The maximum penalty is 2 years imprisonment.

https://www.ashfords.co.uk/news-and-events/general/disqualified-directors-sentencing-guidelines

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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