Well-publicised corporate failures and collapses, both here and in the US, have drawn attention to the consequences where directors fail to do their job, for companies, shareholders, capital markets and directors themselves. Law for Directors is a matter-of-fact statement of directors' responsibilities and liabilities. It clearly explains the corporate law and those other areas of law that directors commonly have to confront in the course of their duties. There is also practical guidance on dealing with the regulators. The author, Mr Geoffrey Gibson, has been advising the boards of public and private companies for many years and has written similar works for journalists and arbitrators.