With a significant portion of attention focused on the potential problems which UK companies will face in the event of a hard-Brexit, it is important to note that these changes are not just a British problem. In fact, many EU companies could potentially experience a far more significant impact and, as just published, some countries, like Germany, are making their own preparations in an effort to soften the repercussions.
There has been considerable debate about the effect of the abolition of free movement of people post-Brexit on a variety of sectors. Football is no different but, until a final deal is reached between the UK and the EU, the impact of Brexit on football remains to be seen.
A recent case required the courts to consider whether a director had breached his duties whilst a director of a company which had ceased trading. In this case, the director had taken certain steps which had disadvantaged the company, although he had taken professional advice before doing so. Here the liquidator of the company was suing the director.