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Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Czech Act on Ultimate Beneficial Owners1 (the "UBO Act") has been effective since 1 June 2021. Not even a year and a half later, Czech lawmakers introduced an amendment to the UBO...
Brazil
TMF Group BV
To operate locally, companies must navigate the long process of incorporation through five major steps, along with smaller tasks involved at each step. The entire process of incorporating...
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.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
One of the more interesting aspects of corporate law is how it allows for the use of corporate structures to facilitate investment.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Ontario's provisions are similar to those that are already in force for federal corporations and corporations in several other Canadian provinces.
Bennett Jones LLP
ESG Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Canada, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Chile
Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet Abogados
ESG Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Chile, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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
In China, registered capital refers to the total capital contribution and form to be paid-in by shareholders.
Hawksford
Dividend repatriation is one of the main methods used by overseas shareholders for retrieving funds from Chinses investments, given the jurisdiction's foreign exchange controls.
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
Conflicts and disputes, unfortunately, are unavoidable in every business operation. As it comes to shareholders, issues that relate to, inter alia, the management of the company by the directors...
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.
Germany
Mayer Brown
ESG Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Germany, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Hong Kong
Stephenson Harwood
ESG Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Hong Kong, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
India
PSA
Conversion of different kinds of preference shares into equity is a well-recognized practice for Indian companies, and is specifically permitted under the Companies Act, 2013.
Tatva Legal
With many wholly owned subsidiary companies merging with their listed holding companies, there were differing views on whether the meetings of the shareholders and the creditors...
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...
Tatva Legal
Articles of association are one of the charter documents providing for, inter alia, management of a company, its shareholders and other matters governing the relationship amongst shareholders...
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