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Marval O'Farrell & Mairal
The Executive Branch filed an initiative for the creation of a new corporate type: Simplified Corporations within the creation of a legal regime to support entrepreneurial activity.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
As announced in Budget 2016, the CRA will collaborate with the Department of Finance to engage with charities to clarify the rules governing political activities.
Cassels Brock
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice will have drastic effects on the business of franchisors who follow the common practice of granting franchises for locations yet to be determined.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Ontario's already onerous franchise disclosure requirements may have just been further complicated, based on a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently held that what happens at in camera meetings may not stay at in camera meetings.
Miller Thomson LLP
In the digital age, going paperless seems like an obvious choice for many corporations. It is important to keep in mind that there are legal requirements for documents...
Maples and Calder
IN DECEMBER 1982, the Y Trust No 1 was constituted by deed. Its settlor, Y Trust Inc, was named in the trust deed as the first protector.
Archila Abogados
Objetivos: Exposición de motivos Ley 1340/09 (PL 195/07S) no hace referencia. La versión original del PL no incluía el tema. (Gaceta del Congreso No 583 de 2007)
As per the new Companies Law that came into effect on 2 May 2016 and which we have described in previous updates, single owner LLCs may be formed...
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
According to the offer and acceptance model of contract formation, an offer constitutes the starting point in the contract formation process.
Withers LLP
The Fundraising Regulator has published its final proposals in relation to the levy imposed on charities to pay for its running costs and the Fundraising Preference Service (the 'FPS').
Withers LLP
In August, the Institute of Fundraising released 'Successful Partnerships for Sustainable Fundraising: a practical guide for charities working with agencies'.
Withers LLP
The Law Commission has decided to publish a (shorter) supplementary consultation paper looking at two issues which were not originally covered by the charity law consultation.
Thompson Coburn LLP
In Part I of our two-part series, we discussed the worldwide issue of modern-day slavery and the California response. In this second part, we discuss the latest response in the United Kingdom.
Fish & Richardson
A research report released last week on the supposed cyber vulnerabilities of St. Jude Medical's devices opens a worrisome new front on cybersecurity-related risk.
The amendments of Ministerial Decision No. 201/2016 require (amongst other things) that all board members be non-executive and at least one third of them be independent (a minimum of 2 members).
Jones Day
A group of prominent CEOs and investment managers has endorsed a set of corporate governance principles for U.S. public companies.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
While many breach of contract cases are resolved by motions to dismiss or summary judgment, a recent decision has shown that when it comes to summary judgment the path of least resistance is often haunted.
On September 12, 2016, the SEC announced that it had reached a settlement with Jun Ping Zhang, a former executive of a Chinese subsidiary of Harris Corporation, regarding alleged violations of the FCPA.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC noted that further information on the forum agenda and participants will be published in the coming weeks.
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S.C. Vasudeva & Co.
The Companies Act, 2013 has defined internal control in two places. One definition is given under Section 134(5) (e). Another definition is given in Section 134(10) by way of inclusion of Standard on Auditing.
Miller Thomson LLP
Since the enactment of the Family Law Act, Courts have struggled with determining, firstly, if and when the interest of a spouse in a discretionary trust qualifies as "property" as defined...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
This article summarizes CRS reporting for trusts in the private wealth and estate planning context.
McMillan LLP
Individuals and families whose tax plans include trusts should take note of the recent decision of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in Discovery Trust v Minister of National Revenue ("Discovery Trust").
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.
Singh & Associates
Section 232 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 ("Act"), enumerates of three issues, i.e. consideration for the agreement, the object of the agreement and the agreement per se.
Factum Legal Advocates & Solicitors
The Companies Act 2013 brings a lot of new features, compliances, disclosures for foreign companies operating in India in any mode.
According to the initial findings of Corporate Disputes survey commissioned by Dentons, dispute resolution is having an increasingly important impact on businesses in Poland.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Ever since India's biggest-ever corporate fraud and governance failure unearthed at Satyam Computer Services Limited, the concerns about good Corporate Governance have increased phenomenally.
Significant changes in the regulation of financial services were enforced by The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) earlier this year that placed increased personal responsibility on senior management.
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