Parties to a preliminary agreement are reminded to clearly specify if the agreement is intended to be legally binding.
The Takeovers Panel has confirmed its approach to rights issues that have a potential impact on the control of a company.
Over the past years the theme of compliance and development of anti-corruption laws has been brought up to the top priorities of most multinational companies.
The Ontario Securities Commission announced today its series of Registrant Outreach Programs for 2014.
On December 5, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released its much-anticipated decision in McLean v. British Columbia, providing clarity on the limitation period applicable to "secondary proceedings" in the securities enforcement context.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On December 5, 2013, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposals to amend the regulatory framework for firms and individuals who trade in securities, provide investment advice or manage investment funds.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On November 28, 2013, the Toronto Stock Exchange published proposed amendments to the TSX Company Manual.
Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC
There has been considerable publicity in the financial media regarding the fact that Cyprus – together with the British Virgin Islands, Luxembourg and the Seychelles – has been assessed as non-compliant with international information exchange standards.
Mossack Fonseca & Co
Just as the previously presented division of companies, merger is also part of the so-called corporate structural modification transactions.
The National Audit Office’s report, published at the end of November provided a detailed review of the Gift Aid system, as well as estimates of the amount of tax lost through abuse.
BIS has announced that it will introduce measures to reduce the list of sensitive names which new businesses and charities must get approval for prior to incorporation at Companies House.
Earlier this month, ISS recommended "withhold" votes for the election of the members of a company's nominating committee because its board adopted—without shareholder approval—a corporate bylaw that barred director nominees from accepting compensation from anyone other than the company during their candidacy or service as a board member.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Since 1979, Arizona courts have recognized an implied warranty of workmanship and habitability regarding new home construction.
Fenwick & West LLP
The Fenwick & West Gender Diversity Survey provides exclusive insight into women’s participation in leadership positions of the companies included in the Standard & Poor’s 100 Index (S&P 100) and the high-technology and life science companies included in the Silicon Valley 150 Index (SV 150).
Day Pitney LLP
In the first major overhaul of New York's Non-Profit Corporation Law since 1970, in June the New York State Legislature passed the Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013.
Carter Ledyard & Milburn
Like all other contracts, restrictive covenants must be supported by adequate consideration at the time they are executed.
Foley Hoag LLP
In November, Gwen Jaramillo and I published a piece in Practical Law that looked at trends relevant to CSR.
In this video interview, New York Corporate partner Walter Van Dorn examines the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) adoption of the final rules implementing Section 201(a) of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and advertising in offerings exempt from registration pursuant to Rule 506 and Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
On December 4, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance issued 14 new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations with respect to Rule 506 under the Securities Act of 1933.
Andrews Kurth LLP
Institutional Shareholder Services, a leading proxy advisory firm, recently released updates to its benchmark U.S. proxy voting policies.