Volume 7 (2010)

Volume 7 (2010) / Issue 5

Blanaid Clarke, 'Directors’ Duties in a Changing World: Lessons from the Cadbury Plc Takeover' (2010) 7 European Company Law, Issue 5, pp. 204–209


The Cadbury takeover by Kraft Foods Inc. early this year has fuelled a fierce debate in the United Kingdom about the need to introduce a long-term sustainability test into takeover regulation, against the backdrop of restated Directors’ duties. This article considers the manner in which these duties were applied in the context of the said takeover and their consequences for stakeholders.

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