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Professional Directorship


You have been asked to become director. This webinar is designed to be your basic induction and survival guide. It will introduce managers and newly appointed Directors to the dynamics and role of the Company who Director operate offshore It explores what makes a director “fit and proper” by examining their duties, powers and liabilities by reference to the contemporary legal and regulatory framework.


  • The Directors legal and regulatory universe (domestic and international)

  • Focus on “fiduciary duty”

  • Roles and Key relationships

  • Induction

  • Vacation of office

  • Offshore tensions and the need to demonstrate “Economic Substance”

  • Consequences of a breach of duty

  • Tactics to manage liability

  • Insurance



Jo French

Expert-traininer at the Schools of International Financial Services

Jo French 

Jo, through her company JETT Limited, specialises in developing contemporary bespoke, technical in-house CPD programmes covering a range of AML, compliance and governance issues. She has over 25 years’ experience in delivering credible training to a wide range of financial service businesses both in the Crown Dependencies and internationally, as well as institutions that include the BBA, the ACSP in the Isle of Man and the Guernsey Training Agency. In addition, she has taught on the International Compliance Association’s full range of AML and compliance qualifications since 2005, and as a Fellow of the Governance Institute (formally ICSA) written and delivered across both level 4&5 Certificate and Diploma as well as the qualifying scheme, (subjects include Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Boardroom Dynamics, Company Law and Company Compliance and Administration.)

A committed educationalist, Jo has a First Class Law Degree (LLB) and Masters in Law (LLM) (Merit) from Queen Mary University of London specialising in financial services law. She is passionate about the delivery of accessible and innovative training courses.

Suitable for

This courses is suitable for all financial services professionals.

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