Discussion about general rules and the new COVID-19 rules around signing documents.
Cooper Grace Ward
It is important to correctly interpret clauses, notice provisions & special conditions when calculating the time by which a party must comply.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Assisting company directors to understand their obligations under the new temporary relief measures in place during COVID-19.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Author opines on new laws designed to discourage speculative securities class actions based on alleged inadequate disclosure.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Signing affidavits, declarations, oaths and affirmations, deeds, powers of attorney and some mortgages is simplified.
Cooper Grace Ward
These changes will help in the current COVID-19 environment, but they could cause issues later if not followed precisely.
The Court was not satisfied that the principal had prejudged its response to the notice simply by planning in advance.
Last month, Bermuda partners Tammy Richardson-Augustus and Matthew Ebbs-Brewer shared their thoughts on the use of "poison pill."
British Virgin Islands
The enforceability of digital contracts and electronic signatures (e-signatures) in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is presently governed by the Electronic Transactions Act 2001 (the Act).
The purpose of this Bulletin is to help provide guidance to non-share capital (not-for-profit) corporations and charitable corporations on how to address upcoming membership meetings...
Crowe MacKay LLP
Hugh G. Livingstone C.B.V, a member of Crowe MacKay's valuation team, addresses common concepts associated with family business.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 12, 2020 Bill 190 - COVID-19 Response and Reforms to Modernize Ontario Act, 2020 was passed into law (the Act). The Act temporarily suspends certain provisions of the Business Corporations Act
On May 1, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued blanket relief orders (the "Blanket Relief") extending the deadlines for public companies to file and/or send certain materials to their security holders.
On May 20, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published blanket orders extending deadlines by 45 days for documents required to be filed or delivered by non-investment fund issuers...
Miller Thomson LLP
Recently the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench clarified that contractual set-off is available to an owner as against Part B of a lien fund even if the set-off amounts are unrelated to work performed by subcontractors ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Dans le cadre de nos derniers articles, nous interpellions les membres des conseils d'administration sur leur rôle en ce temps de crise et, notamment, sur la valeur ajoutée qu'ils devraient apporter pour préparer l'après-crise.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Could Pablo Escobar sue for breach of contract? Can a Tony Soprano get an agreement enforced by court order?
On 23 April 2020, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ("CICA") delivered an important decision in the case of Re China CVS (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp., which focussed on the question of arbitrability of shareholder petitions...
D. Marinou & Co
Cyprus adopted the European Union Mergers Directive which allows the companies to engage into an approved reorganization scheme.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
Section 293 of Companies Laws, CAP. 113 ("CAP. 113") provides for the power of Cypriot Courts to issue an order for the placement of a voluntary liquidation of a Cypriot company under Court's Supervision...