Marval O'Farrell & Mairal
The Executive Branch filed an initiative for the creation of a new corporate type: Simplified Corporations within the creation of a legal regime to support entrepreneurial activity.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
As announced in Budget 2016, the CRA will collaborate with the Department of Finance to engage with charities to clarify the rules governing political activities.
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice will have drastic effects on the business of franchisors who follow the common practice of granting franchises for locations yet to be determined.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Ontario's already onerous franchise disclosure requirements may have just been further complicated, based on a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently held that what happens at in camera meetings may not stay at in camera meetings.
Miller Thomson LLP
In the digital age, going paperless seems like an obvious choice for many corporations. It is important to keep in mind that there are legal requirements for documents...
Maples and Calder
IN DECEMBER 1982, the Y Trust No 1 was constituted by deed. Its settlor, Y Trust Inc, was named in the trust deed as the first protector.
Objetivos: Exposición de motivos Ley 1340/09 (PL 195/07S) no hace referencia. La versión original del PL no incluía el tema. (Gaceta del Congreso No 583 de 2007)
As per the new Companies Law that came into effect on 2 May 2016 and which we have described in previous updates, single owner LLCs may be formed...
According to the offer and acceptance model of contract formation, an offer constitutes the starting point in the contract formation process.
The Fundraising Regulator has published its final proposals in relation to the levy imposed on charities to pay for its running costs and the Fundraising Preference Service (the 'FPS').
In August, the Institute of Fundraising released 'Successful Partnerships for Sustainable Fundraising: a practical guide for charities working with agencies'.
The Law Commission has decided to publish a (shorter) supplementary consultation paper looking at two issues which were not originally covered by the charity law consultation.
Thompson Coburn LLP
In Part I of our two-part series, we discussed the worldwide issue of modern-day slavery and the California response. In this second part, we discuss the latest response in the United Kingdom.
Fish & Richardson
A research report released last week on the supposed cyber vulnerabilities of St. Jude Medical's devices opens a worrisome new front on cybersecurity-related risk.
The amendments of Ministerial Decision No. 201/2016 require (amongst other things) that all board members be non-executive and at least one third of them be independent (a minimum of 2 members).
A group of prominent CEOs and investment managers has endorsed a set of corporate governance principles for U.S. public companies.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
While many breach of contract cases are resolved by motions to dismiss or summary judgment, a recent decision has shown that when it comes to summary judgment the path of least resistance is often haunted.
On September 12, 2016, the SEC announced that it had reached a settlement with Jun Ping Zhang, a former executive of a Chinese subsidiary of Harris Corporation, regarding alleged violations of the FCPA.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC noted that further information on the forum agenda and participants will be published in the coming weeks.