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Clayton Utz
Investors concerned about corporate governance have a new ASIC regulatory guide to clarify what conduct is unacceptable.
Swaab Attorneys
Benefit Corporations are an exciting expression of social responsibility mixing with competitive edge in business.
Clayton Utz
This successful scheme showed why communication with shareholders should be an integral part of any takeover strategy.
Clayton Utz
However, part 5.3A of the Corporations Act is not the appropriate mechanism to be used to resolve shareholder disputes.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On February 15, 2015, Ontario's Minister of Government and Consumer Services asked a 13‑member panel of legal practitioners and academics to survey the province's business law landscape...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Le sommaire des conclusions des ACVM vise à procurer des exemples de lacunes courantes et à aider ainsi les émetteurs assujettis à se conformer à leurs obligations d'information.
Goldman Hines
In Ontario, the law governing franchising is called the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000. It was introduced to level the playing field between franchisors and franchisees, especially with respect to their level of informational imbalance.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Ontario Securities Commission recently revised OSC Staff Notice 11-739 Policy Reformulation Table of Concordance and List of New Instruments.
Maples and Calder
Nicholas Butcher and Iain McMurdo provide an analysis of private equity fundraising in the Cayman Islands. Their contribution formed part of the fourth edition of The Private Equity Review, published in March 2015.
Hogan Dowling McNamara
The attached checklist highlights the main legal risks that a buyer should consider when buying another business or enterprise.
Andrews Kurth LLP
Exclusive jurisdiction clauses or arbitration agreements are meant to ensure that disputes are heard in a single forum that is acceptable to both parties.
Brown Smith Wallace
If you are in the market to buy an existing business, investigating it thoroughly can provide multiple benefits. Most importantly, your due diligence can help you negotiate the price.
Foley & Lardner
Shareholder activism has the potential to affect any publicly traded manufacturer's business approach.
Reed Smith
On July 28, 2015, on behalf of the Wine Institute and its members, Reed Smith filed an action in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois against the Illinois Attorney General and the Illinois Department of Revenue.
Ice Miller LLP
The following is an excerpt from Ice Miller's Business Transition Strategies to Preserve Wealth Guide, which provides insights on a variety of topics to help ensure a smooth business transition.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In a typical purchase agreement (e.g., an asset purchase agreement or stock purchase agreement), the seller is generally required to convey the property in question "free and clear of all liens and encumbrances."
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The plaintiffs sought to hold Ford and IBM responsible for having, through their foreign subsidiaries, facilitated apartheid.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A series LLC is an entity structure permitted in certain states that allows for the formation of multiple segregated LLCs (or "series") under the umbrella of a single "master" LLC.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Where a freely negotiated contract between two sophisticated companies included a provision barring an award of monetary relief for breach of contract, the court will enforce the provision as written and award no economic damages.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
The dispute arose on May 7, 2015 when Opportunity delivered to Hill a notice of intent to present two stockholder proposals and two director nominees at Hill's 2015 annual meeting (the "May 7th Notice").
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Singh & Associates
The introduction of Companies Act, 2013 has brought out a new phase to the corporate sector.
Mansukhlal Hiralal & Company
India`s new Companies Act 2013 (Companies Act) has introduced several new provisions which change the face of Indian corporate business.
Rajani, Singhania & Partners
Among the series of amendments made to Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement ("Clause 49"), SEBI issued yet another circular on 15th September, 2014...
Singh & Associates
Under Law, there are different modes of raising finance available to the Company which can be through borrowings...
Global Jurix, Advocates & Solicitors
Stipulation and elucidation of the duties and responsibilities of the directors of a company are a welcome and great contribution of the new company law of India.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified on June 5, 2015 that certain provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 shall not apply to private limited companies or shall apply with such exceptions or modifications as directed in the notification.
PSA Legal Counsellors
As noted, effective July 1 all Indian companies will have to comply with the provisions of the Act, articles of association, applicable rules and SS-1.
Khaitan & Co
This article attempts to provide a background of the relevant legal provisions and analyse the issue.
Holding Redlich
This recent NSW court decision is a reminder that spoken words can be worth just as much as their written counterparts.
Singh & Associates
To the corporate world, there have been a significant amount of changes to the applicable laws; specifically Companies Act, 2013, Delisting Regulations, Governance issues etc.
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