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Coleman Greig Lawyers
When you're ready to expand your business, you may need to consider whether to 'franchise' or to "grant them a licence'.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Four common types of contract term have been the subject of successful challenges by the ACCC across multiple decisions.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The disclosure of beneficial owners has come to the fore with the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive requiring EU member states to adapt their national legal provisions in respect of corporate and legal entities.
Torys LLP
The OSC and the FCAAS have issued reasons for their decision to cease trade the shareholder rights plan (or poison pill) adopted by the board of CanniMed Therapeutics Inc....
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Edward Waitzer, one of Canada's top corporate governance specialists and a Stikeman Elliott partner, recently published an op-ed that considers the potential of systems theory ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
2017 was the first year that China started implementing a series of detailed procedures on government oversight of employment-law compliance among employers, designed to enforce a 2004 regulation ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The end may be in sight for European conglomerates. Activist investor Christer Gardell of Cevian Capital predicts a growing trend of "demergers" in the next five to seven years, due in large part...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Commission has routinely considered potential harm to innovation as part of its merger assessments, particularly in R&D driven sectors such as pharmaceuticals and technology
The case will be of interest to any franchise which is operating in Malaysia or considering establishing in Malaysia as it clarifies...
The year 2017 was marked by a number of changes in the regulation of corporate affairs, some of which may be quite significant for Russian companies in the future.
Wrigleys Solicitors
Is this Memorandum of Understanding a sign of serious action to come?
Shepherd & Wedderburn
A recent decision from the Outer House of the Court of Session provides useful insight into the implied terms of contracts.
Wrigleys Solicitors
HMRC has now updated its guidance on penalties for failure to comply with the legislation of the registration of trusts which had tax liability.
Foley Hoag LLP
Although the SEC has been focusing substantial enforcement attention on companies that are conducting illegal coin or token offerings, it has not stopped there.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Recent events have made it clear that there is an increased regulatory focus on the conduct of investment professionals in the wealth-management industry.
Arnold & Porter
The Securities Act creates a private right of action, while the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 has been interpreted to create an implied private right of action, for investors if they believe they have been defrauded.
Butler Snow LLP
Imagine for a moment that you are a marketing executive. You are sitting at your desk, mindlessly flipping through hundreds of proposed ads for approval.
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
This proxy season has revealed an intensifying trend to address limitations on grants to non-employee directors in many long-term incentive plans ("LTIPs").
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In December 2017, the United States intervened in a qui tam suit relators Marisela Carmen Medrano and Ada Lopez filed against defendants Diabetic Care RX, LLC d/b/a Patient Care America ("Patient Care")...
Swiss FTS AG
Many IT managers, compliance officers, CISO's and general councils have been talking about the need for Information Governance systems for a long time, but are still reluctant to address it properly.
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ClarkeKann Lawyers
PBAs are trust accounts, intended to protect down the line subcontractors from the insolvency of up the line contractors.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Section 588FDA of the Corporations Act provided that it was voidable as an unreasonable director-related transaction.
Cooper Grace Ward
Resource companies are failing to adequately compensate for the disruption to the business activities of the landowner.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
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...
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Cooper Grace Ward
Vendors to land sale contracts in Queensland should be aware of conditions that could result in an instalment contract.
Ruchelman PLLC
Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
Prager Dreifuss
Be it in the Zug "Crypto Valley" or elsewhere, various large-scale Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs have recently been conducted in or from Switzerland. ICOs are a new instrument of raising capital...
An ICO is a fundraising mechanism using blockchain technology (bitcoin or ether) to sell tokens to fund new projects.
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