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Equitable compensation—broader than loss suffered (Interactive Technology Corporation v Ferster)

Published on: 11 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
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Commercial analysis: The Court of Appeal has confirmed that an award of equitable compensation against a director, in respect of an unauthorised remuneration drawn from a company, is not confined to actual loss suffered by a company. It is, therefore, not open to the director to argue that the unauthorised remuneration was equal to or less than the market value of the services provided by the director in consideration for the unauthorised remuneration. Written by Phillip Patterson, barrister at Hardwicke Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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