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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
It is an indisputable fact that women are not equally represented in leadership roles or management positions in Australian companies and governments...
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
We discuss the decision in Fordyce v Ryan & Anor; Fordyce v Quinn & Anor.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
As the domestic Canadian economy continues to mature, companies with a healthy appetite for risk can find themselves looking outside Canada to generate significant returns. Investments in foreign jurisdictions come with a myriad of challenges...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Prior to the repeal of the BSA, Ontario was the only remaining Canadian jurisdiction with bulk sales legislation.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators will review TSX-listed issuers' disclosure of the material risks and financial impacts associated with climate change and related governance processes as part of a disclosure review project announced on March 21, 2017.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The TSX has reviewed 25 randomly selected advance notice policies adopted by TSX-listed issuers and has identified a number of its concerns in a Staff Notice published on March 9, 2017.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On March 22, 2017, the Trudeau Government unveiled its second budget, continuing the Liberal Party theme of job creation and helping the middle class.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Say-on-pay, board diversity and majority voting requirements are among the key proposals aimed at modernizing the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) in the recently introduced Bill 101, Enhancing Shareholder Rights Act, 2017.
In a recent case before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, in the first decision of its kind, Walkers has successfully argued that the Court does have the power to order an interim payment...
Nishith Desai Associates
Round Table + Webinar : Mitigating Indemnity Risks In PE / M&A Deals In India (March 09, 2017)
Field Fisher
The Government is examining the case for reform of the law on corporate liability for economic crime, and has commenced an open call for evidence.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The English High Court decision in Saga Cruises BDF Ltd & Anor v Fincantieri SpA emphasises that unless there is concurrent delay affecting a contractor's completion date, the contractor will not be entitled to an extension of time.
Debenhams Ottaway
Unanimous Supreme Court decision finds in favour of charities – the pendulum swings back towards the principle of testamentary freedom.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Recently, the SEC's Division of Investment Management published a four-page Information Update for Advisers Relying on the Unibanco No-Action Letters (the "Update").
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The time is now for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to consider streamlining the exchange-traded fund (ETF) approval process to provide more flexibility for innovation
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On March 22, 2017, the SEC adopted an amendment to Rule 15c6-1(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to shorten the standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer transactions . . .
Fenwick & West LLP
Fenwick startup partner Michael Esquivel discusses two fundamental principles for startups in approaching their early-stage legal strategy that are designed for scalability and success.​​​
Womble Carlyle
The FCPA Pilot Program was introduced on April 5, 2016 as a one year experiment that sought to ‘motivate companies to voluntarily self-disclose FCPA-related misconduct, fully cooperate with the Fraud Section..."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 15 2017 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to the expiration dates in its interim final rules that provided exemptions for certain security-based swaps.
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Miller Thomson LLP
In Cowper-Smith v. Morgan 2016 BCCA 200, the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a finding of undue influence by the testatrix's daughter, despite advice from two separate lawyers.
Phoenix Legal
The (Indian) Companies Act, 2013 (2013 Act) which replaced the (Indian) Companies Act, 1956 (1956 Act) brought significant changes for private limited companies.
Crowe Soberman LLP
Change is a natural part of life – for people as individuals and in the lifecycle of a business as well. Companies must grow, evolve and re-invent to stay competitive in an ever-changing world.
Deposits have been defined under the Companies Act, 2013 ("2013 Act") to include any receipt of money by way of deposit or loan or in any other form by a company.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The constitution of the aforesaid Tribunals is in exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 408 and 410 respectively of the new Companies Act, 2013.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
Communique No. 2017/2 on the Amendment of Communique No. 2010/4 ("Communique No. 2010/4") on the Mergers and Acquisitions Subject to the Approval of the Competition Board ("Communique No. 2017/2") has been published on the Official Gazette on February 24th, 2017 and entered into force on the same day.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The CSA has also proposed changes to NI 81-102 that will affect conventional mutual funds and non-redeemable investment funds.
Miller Thomson LLP
It is anticipated that regulations related to mandatory databreach notification, record keeping of breaches and finesof up to $100,000 for non-compliance will come into forcelater in 2017.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Cyber risk management is an increasingly important challenge for organizations of all kinds and sizes. Corporate directors have a legal responsibility to ensure that their corporations...
The decision reinforces the need for creditors to properly register their security interests to protect their collateral.
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