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Clayton Utz
The High Court took a broad view of the factors that can be taken into account in determining whether there is a penalty.
Azevedo Sette Advogados
Jurisdiction clauses are, in general, a very common contractual provision.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In an important step towards implementing Canada's Cooperative Capital Markets Regime, the participating jurisdictions have made the long awaited announcement of who will serve as the initial Board of Directors...
Torys LLP
Under Canada's new takeover bid regime, takeover bids must remain open for a deposit period of at least 105 days, unless abridged by the target board in certain cases.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Les ministres ont également annoncé la composition du premier conseil d'administration de l'ARMC.
Mayer Brown JSM
A recent disciplinary proceeding brought by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong against the investment manager (the Manager) of an SFC authorised exchange traded fund (ETF) highlights the importance of ensuring that interest received on a deposit made by, or on behalf, of an SFC authorised fund with a connected person matches prevailing commercial rates for a deposit of that size and term.
Bedell Group
The Jersey foundation was introduced in July 2009 as a new form of incorporated vehicle.
The Working Group suggests that there is a need for a 'recent and relevant experience' test, as exists for audit committees.
A down round typically means that the valuation of the current round of financing is lower than the valuation of the previous round, and it can have a number of different consequences.
This type of funding is seen in convertible note financings and SAFEs.
There could be a number of different results, such as having to pay the money back or that it might be convertible to equity.
"Founders' shares" are simply common stock issued to founders at or near the time the company is formed.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As privately held companies choose to remain private longer and defer their initial public offerings (IPOs), these companies are increasingly reliant on raising capital in successive private placements.
Acqui-hiring, or talent acquisition, is the process of acquiring a company in order to recruit its employees.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Companies should expect additional scrutiny and SEC comments relating to their use of non-GAAP measures, in addition to possible future rulemaking.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In June 2016, the SEC adopted an amendment to Form 10-K, the annual report for US domestic issuers, implementing Section 72001 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, commonly known as the "FAST Act."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 9 May 2016, the SEC approved the proposal of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (the "PCAOB") to adopt new rules relating to accounting firms that participate in issuer audits.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
One of the takeaways from the 2016 proxy season was that proxy circulars have developed into a tool for communication to investors.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
For foreign private issuers, in addition to these thresholds, Section 12(g) reporting is not required unless 300 or more of the holders of record are US residents.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 16 June 2016, the SEC issued a proposed rule (available here), which, if adopted, would result in a revamp of its disclosure requirements for mining companies.
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Factum Legal Advocates & Solicitors
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Clyde & Co
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Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
The primary factor in the court's decision was the FTC's flawed construction of the relevant geographic market.
Littler Mendelson
As with the Safe Harbor, the basic steps necessary to enjoy the Privacy Shield's benefits are straightforward.
Ropes & Gray LLP
With New Year's behind us and roughly four and a half months to go until the calendar 2015 conflict minerals filings are due, many companies are ramping up their compliance efforts in earnest.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified secretarial standard 2 ("SS-2") on April 23, 2015 which came into effect from July 1, 2015.
Withers LLP
The lead up to the UK's referendum on EU membership was characterised by contradictory claims and resulted in widespread confusion amongst businesses.
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