The Kid’s Company case and what it tells us about the law’s view on CEO and board relationships in charities

Last week’s judgement of the High Court in the case against directors and the former CEO of the Kids Company (in which the defendants were absolved of any charges of financial mismanagement), provided some interesting and helpful legal statements on the position of trustees and CEOs in relation to one another, and their respective roles within charities.

The case underlines some already well understood principles, as well as providing food for thought in other areas where the Lady Justice Falk felt it right to clarify the position, and general principles of corporate governance, in her judgment. So what were some of the key conclusions reached by Lady Justice Falk relating to CEO and board roles and relationships?:

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