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Australia
BRI Ferrier
Directors are responsible for ensuring that the company tax and super obligations are reported and paid on time.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The purpose of the ATO's Justified Trust program is to build and maintain community confidence.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Greenwashing is making inflated or misleading claims about sustainability to attract or retain customers and investors.
Cathro & Partners
Noncompliance by directors is now a key focus area for ASIC with substantial penalties, civil and criminal, in force.
Piper Alderman
A checklist of key actions to lay the foundation for a successful AGM.
Cooper Grace Ward
What is a DIN? When do you need to apply for a Director ID & consequences of not applying in time.
Swaab
All company directors in Australia must apply for their own Director ID to ensure that their identity can be verified.
British Virgin Islands
Appleby
The Amendments incorporate a number of significant changes to the BVI Business Companies Act (as amended, the BCA) and accompanying BVI Business Companies Regulations (as amended, the Regulations).
Canada
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On August 31, 2022, amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act (the CBCA) and the Canada Business Corporation Regulations, 2001 (the CBCA Regulations) came into force...
Bennett Jones LLP
Centerra Judge found the breaches of fiduciary duties the most egregious he had ever seen.
Miller Thomson LLP
Under the Corporations Information Act (Ontario), corporations are required to file an Annual Return with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (the "Ministry") within...
Cayman Islands
Maples Group
On 12 August 2022, amendments to the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Business Companies Act (As Revised) (the "Act") and BVI Business Companies Regulations...
China
HFG Law & Intellectual Property
A differenza della posizione di socio e di amministratore, i cui ruoli e funzioni sono noti o più facilmente comprensibili anche ai profani, quella del supervisor è meno conosciuta...
Horizons Corporate Advisory Co Ltd
The Revised Draft of the Company Law of the People's Republic of China ("Revised Draft") marks a significant chapter for corporate law. Promulgated on 20 December 2021...
Cyprus
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Society is defined by The Societies and Institutions and other related Matters Law of 2017 (104(I)/2017), as amended (the "Law"), as an organised association of at least twenty (20) persons that is ...
European Union
McDermott Will & Emery
A new European gun-jumping decision, following the European Court of Justice 2022 Marine Harvest judgment, sends a very strong message to companies that initially acquire minority, and gradually acquire controlling, interests in targets.
India
Khurana and Khurana
An annual general meeting (AGM) is a yearly gathering of interested shareholders of a firm. At an AGM, the company's directors deliver an annual report to shareholders that include information...
PSA
A corporation is a separate legal entity in law and exposed to liability, civil and criminal, for any wrongdoing. The latter is premised on the maxim actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea which means an act...
Tatva Legal
Poison pills remain one of the most comprehensively debated anti-takeover defence mechanisms, which are adopted by companies to defend themselves against hostile and unsolicited takeover attempts.
M Mulla Associates
The Apex Court in its recent decision in Dilip Hiraramani v. Bank of Baroda held that under Section 138 read with Section 141 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881...
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