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Australia
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Company directors must take an active interest in company operations and ensure best practice corporate governance.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Investors want to see how businesses identify and mitigate risks, take advantage of opportunities and preserve value.
Bartier Perry
Even if the directors are the sole shareholders, they still have obligations of care and diligence towards the company.
Belgium
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On April 16, 2020, Belgium adopted the law transposing the Shareholder Rights Directive II ("SRD II Law"), almost one year after the ultimate transposition deadline of the directive.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
For many companies, 2020 will turn out to be drastically different than expected. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still hard to predict, but there is no doubt that a number of companies...
British Virgin Islands
Campbells
On 22 January 2020, the Court handed down judgment in the matter of Pacific Fertility Institutes Holding Company Limited v Pacific Fertility Institutes (HK) Holding Company Limited.
Canada
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Plans to emerge from the COVID-19 lockdown and return to the workplace present special challenges for organizations and their internal and external legal advisors.
Gowling WLG
Gowling WLG and BIOTECanada present an informative webinar on Business stability, contractual relationships & risk management during COVID-19.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Les plans de sortie du confinement imposé par la COVID-19 et de retour sur les lieux de travail présentent des défis particuliers pour les organisations et leurs conseillers juridiques internes et externes.
MLT Aikins LLP
Saskatchewan has now confirmed that its non-profit organizations, condominium corporations, co-operatives, and new generation co-operatives are able to hold their annual general meetings ("AGM")...
MLT Aikins LLP
Many British Columbia strata corporations may be concerned about upcoming annual general meetings ("AGM") or special general meetings ("SGM")...
MLT Aikins LLP
On April 21, 2020, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General for the Province of British Columbia (the "Minister") passed Ministerial Order M116 (the "Order") under the Emergency Program Act
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Government of Ontario has added a new Part XIX to the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (OBCA) to provide, among other things, the suspension and replacement of provisions of the OBCA in respect of virtual meetings.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
As the COVID-19 pandemic surges, corporations face unprecedented challenges. For boards of directors, whose missteps today could have severe legal repercussions down the road,
China
Llinks Law Offices
The Company Law of the People's Republic of China ("Company Law") shall universally govern the WFOEs in the same way as it does domestic Chinese companies.
TMF Group
Business start-up costs are further reduced in Shanghai thanks to the proliferation of electronic licenses and seals. But while the technology brings many conveniences, it's important to note its limitations.
Cyprus
Harris Kyriakides
Although holding virtual meetings has been permitted by Cyprus legislation since 2015, it is not the customary practice among Cyprus public or private companies.
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
We are elated to announce that our firm has been ranked in and recommended by the Legal500 EMEA 2020 guide – for the 8th year in a row – in all four major areas of our legal practice.
France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
As part of a range of emergency measures to help businesses meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government adopted Ordinance 2020-318 on 25 March 2020.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on business operations. French companies are having to adapt quickly to social distancing measures and travel restrictions and many are now...
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