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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This will be of interest to anyone involved in Australian M&A transactions that raise material competition concerns.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This is a summary of the key changes and what franchisors and franchisees need to do in order to comply with the Code.
StevensVirgin
Is there a general duty of good faith imposed on parties to a contract? Until recently, my answer to this question would have been an unqualified "no."
Cassels Brock
The British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed a class action claim against two pharmaceutical manufacturer defendants in a pre-certification summary trial.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The recent increase in hedge fund activism is "hyperbolic" and should be carefully assessed, according to two notable scholars, John C. Coffee Jr. (corporate law; Columbia) and Darius Palia (corporate finance; Rutgers).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
BLG's Charities and Not-for-Profit Group held its 15th Annual Sector Update for Charities and Not-for-Profit Organizations on November 17, 2014 in its Toronto office.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The securities regulatory model is founded on the principle of disclosure – the more information an investor receives, the better equipped she will be in making investment decisions – or so the conventional thinking goes.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The federal government and participating provinces have signed a memorandum of agreement to formalize the terms of the new proposed cooperative capital markets system.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Increasing investor confidence is fuelling small-cap M&A activity in the power and utilities (P&U) sector, EY reports. The EY Capital Confidence Barometer Report predicts that nearly three quarters of deals taking place over the course of the next 12 months will have values below USD $250 million, and that the P&U sector will see more M&A activity than it has in the past two years.
Field Fisher Waterhouse
The disqualification of Craig Whyte, former director and indirect owner of Glasgow Rangers football club, for the maximum period of 15 years has recently hit the headlines.
Day Pitney LLP
A U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") opinion released earlier this week suggests that, under the right circumstances, companies that buy foreign businesses may not incur liability for the target's pre-acquisition corrupt conduct if the misconduct occurred outside the U.S. and did not involve U.S. nationals.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts that lack of loss causation is not available even as an affirmative defense.
McGuireWoods LLP
Last Thursday, ISS released its final 2015 proxy voting policy updates.
The McLane Law Firm
I recently retired and am thinking about opening a franchise to stay busy and earn income.
Venable LLP
On October 14, 2014, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) fined a securities analyst $15,000 for "tweeting" opinions about securities without revealing that he owned them.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Andrew J. Bowden, the Director of the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, gave a speech entitled "Spreading Sunshine in Private Equity" in May 2014
Proskauer Rose LLP
The attorney-client privilege is the oldest privilege recognized by Anglo-American jurisprudence, and its origins can be traced to ancient Rome.
Reed Smith
The Dodd-Frank Act provided the customers of swap dealers the "right" to require segregation of initial margin for uncleared swaps, instead of posting such margin directly with the swap dealer.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The SEC is increasingly bringing enforcement actions in its administrative forum rather than federal district court, setting the stage for a legal and policy battle over this tactic.
Reed Smith
In its October 24, 2014, decision in In re Crimson Exploration Inc. Stockholder Litigation, C.A. No. 8541, the Delaware Court of Chancery confirmed that the business judgment rule is applicable in evaluating claims for breach of fiduciary duty asserted against directors who approve a merger that is supported by and favorable to large shareholders
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Nishith Desai Associates
The Government of India has recently notified Companies Act, 2013 ("CA 2013"), which replaces the erstwhile Companies Act, 1956 ("CA 1956").
Singh & Associates
The Companies Act, 2013 has made significant changes in the provisions relating to private placement of securities.
Jones Day
In August 2013, the Indian parliament passed the Indian Companies Act, 2013, which has replaced the Companies Act of 1956
PSA Legal Counsellors
The Companies Act, 2013 is enacted to gradually replace the old Act of 1956, with the objective to bring more accountability and good corporate governance.
Singh & Associates
Under the Companies Act, 1956 the provisions relating to Loan to directors by a Company were governed by Section 295 of the Companies Act, 1956.
Singh & Associates
The introduction of Companies Act, 2013 has brought out a new phase to the corporate sector.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The Companies Act, 2013, sets to overhaul the provisions relating to independent directors entirely by conferring greater power and responsibility in the governance of a company.
Singh & Associates
The Companies Act 2013 necessitated that every listed company having paid-up share capital of Rs 10 crores or more to appoint the Company Secretary in whole-time employment.
Singh & Associates
In India, the gravity of Independent Directors was recognized with the introduction of corporate governance.
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