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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In a ruling dated July 28, 2017, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the validity of perpetual contracts in Québec law.
Torys LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators has published its views and expectations on the role of target boards and special committees in respect of material conflicted transactions...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
It is a common practice in Canada for an individual to be nominated as a director of a corporation by stakeholders who have a significant interest in the corporation, such as shareholders...
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
On July 27, 2017, staff of the securities regulatory authorities in each of Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick (collectively, "Staff") published Multilateral CSA Staff Notice 61-302...
Brigard & Urrutia
The Superintendence of Public Utilities modifies its position concerning public utilities companies incorporated as simplified stock companies.
Carey Olsen
Shareholder activism refers to the use of ownership position in order to influence a company's policy and practices and is a very live issue in the current economic climate.
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
The District Court of Lod determined the conditions for imposing liability on a controlling shareholder for knowingly selling control of a company to a prospective controlling shareholder...
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
As part of an appeal on a lower court's decision to approve a class action The Israeli Supreme Court ("Supreme Court") discussed the legal status of a pre-ruling issued by the Israel Securities Authority ("ISA") .
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Enterprise Chamber has ruled that a company's response to an unsolicited takeover proposal falls within the board's authority to determine the company's strategy.
Chapman Tripp
Trust law is hard to get right because of the need for flexibility.
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Morrison & Foerster LLP
Currently pending amendments to Form ADV have a compliance date of October 1, 2017 and, as of that date, an adviser filing an initial Form ADV or an amendment to an existing Form ADV must use the revised Form ADV.
Ice Miller LLP
A flurry of litigation is brewing over the Ohio Alcoholic Beverages Franchise Act (the Act) as Great Lakes Brewing Company seeks to require its distributor to obtain Great Lakes' approval before changing ownership.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The SEC's Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) recently produced a Report to Congress regarding the impacts of the Dodd-Frank Act on access to capital for consumers...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Click on the links below to view SEC notices of exchange rule changes and proposals for the week of August 7 to August 11, 2017.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC settled charges brought against an Arizona resident, Damon Hovannisian, and his relatives, for insider trading.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the SEC did not undertake appropriate "reasoned analysis" in approving a rule change relating to fees by the OCC, a SRO.
Jones Day
Delaware is the first U.S. state to allow the use of blockchain technology for corporate recordkeeping.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Even amidst all the other news crowding the headlines these days, it would be hard to miss the many stories discussing the U.S. initial public offering ("IPO") market.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Integrity, an offshore survey company, Tesla, chartered two vessels to perform an archaeological sonar survey in the Gulf of Mexico.
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The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) has consolidated and amended the laws relating to reorganization and insolvency of corporate persons, partnership firms and individual firms.
Deloitte Cyprus
Long-term trends, driven by public policy and exponential rates of change in digital infrastructure, are fundamentally altering the global business environment.
Torkin Manes LLP
On July 18, 2017, the Department of Finance released legislative proposals ("Proposals") and a consultation paper dealing with tax planning using private corporations.
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs ("MCA") vide Notification1 dated 26.12.2016 notified Section 248 to 252 of the Companies Act, 2013 ("Act") and revised the process of striking off the name of the company...
Khaitan & Co
Pursuant to notification of the provisions relating to insolvency resolution and liquidation process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, several applications have been made to the NCLT...
LexCounsel Law Offices
Under common law rules and equitable principles, director's duties are largely derived from the law of agency and trusts. Under the law of agency, duties of skill, care and diligence are imposed...
ERP Lawyers
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K&L Gates
After years of research and development, ANZ and Westpac have succeeded in utilising blockchain technology for bank guarantees in a commercial leasing transaction.
Nishith Desai Associates
SEBI restricts the use of the ODI route, disallowing ODI issuance on derivatives unless held for hedging purposes...
Torkin Manes LLP
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