The article sets out key methods to raise funds for your business, with important legal considerations for each method.
Creating share classes allows a company to distinguish the rights of its shareholders.
British Virgin Islands
Jeremy Lightfoot and Catie Wang discuss the recent case in which the BVI Commercial Court has confirmed that the Court has the jurisdiction to appoint the company's registered agent...
Corporate guarantees are commonly provided by British Virgin Islands (BVI) companies. The BVI statutory regime makes the provision of such guarantees simple and efficient.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This bulletin provides an update regarding a new form of company that will be available under the B.C. Business Corporations Act effective June 30, 2020.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
On June 30, 2020 amendments to the British Columbia Business Corporations Act ("BCBCA") will come into force.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
As of June 30, 2020, for-profit businesses that are committed to conducting business in a responsible and sustainable way will be able to demonstrate their commitment by becoming a benefit...
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Identifying the actual individuals involved in business activities is an essential component of Canada's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regime.
In both cases, the sellers have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the outcome of these two disputes may have far-reaching impacts on the application of MAE clauses into the future.
Watson Goepel LLP
On 30 June 2020, the Business Corporations Act will be amended to introduce a new type of company called a "benefit company".
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Dans le cadre de la vente d'une entreprise, que ce soit par le biais d'une vente d'actions ou d'actifs, plusieurs mécanismes contractuels,...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
When a business is being sold, whether through a sale of shares or assets, the risks associated with the transaction can be allocated between the seller and purchaser through contractual mechanisms, such as representations and warranties.
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands recently handed down an important decision on the right of minority shareholders to object to an issue of shares which has the effect of diluting their position in a company.
Cyprus has an attractive merger and reorganisation regime between Cyprus entities and cross-border, at EU level. The companies obtain many advantages as a result of merger and reorganisation ...
G. Vrikis & Associates LLC
A common occurrence relating to private limited liability companies in Cyprus and indeed throughout the world, is a disagreement arising between the shareholder(s) of the company and the directors...
Economic downturns typically give rise to increased insolvency proceedings and stakeholder-driven litigation (as described in our recent briefing).
Le 25 février dernier, la Chambre commerciale internationale de la Cour d'appel de Paris a eu l'occasion de se prononcer pour la première fois sur l'indépendance et l'impartialité des arbitres ...
On February 25, 2020, the International Commercial Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeals ruled for the first time on the independence and impartiality of arbitrators and more generally...
What happens when a board member needs to take leave for sickness, childcare or other personal reasons?
Amendments to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide will take effect on 1 July 2020.