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Clyde & Co
The Australian Federal Government announced temporary amendments, effective 24 March 2020, to insolvency and corporations law in response to the challenges that businesses are facing as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Stacks Law Firm
The article concerns the liability of managers and directors, about how their organisations should respond to the pandemic.
McCullough Robertson
The Government has implemented a number of measures to protect directors from Australia's harsh insolvent trading law.
Bartier Perry
As it moves to a new phase of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the law firm is committed to working with its clients.
Jones Day
The Situation: The High Court of Australia has allowed an appeal brought by the Australian corporate regulator, confirming that the definition of 'officer' under Australia's corporations legislation includes any person...
Clyde & Co
In a recent decision, the High Court of Australia has provided important clarification about the meaning of the term ‘officer' within s.9 of the Corporations Act.
British Virgin Islands
Walkers
M&A activity involving a British Virgin Islands company is principally regulated under Part IX of the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended, the "Act").
Canada
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
En situation de crise, comme actuellement avec la pandémie de COVID-19, les entreprises sont amenées à prendre des décisions importantes dont les implications et les conséquences sont significatives, et ce, à un rythme accéléré.
Gowling WLG
Many not-for-profit corporations (NFPs) hold their annual general meetings (AGMs) in the Spring. With a number of provinces issuing directives and advisories relating to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Les motifs récemment publiés par la Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario (CVMO) concernant sa décision dans la cause Re The Catalyst Group Inc. présentent un aperçu de son point de vue sur le role...
Bennett Jones LLP
In addition to the global health implications of COVID-19, voluntary and mandatory restrictions being implemented in an effort to "flatten the curve" of infection rates are disrupting business...
EKB | Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
Amendments to the B.C. Business Corporations Act will come into force on May 1, 2020, imposing new corporate recordkeeping requirements on private companies in B.C.
Cassels
The considerable uncertainties about the geographic, social and economic impact of the global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...
Goodmans LLP
On Friday March 20, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) provided guidance for issuers that decide to change the date, time or location of their in-person annual general meetings...
Gowling WLG
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.
Colombia
Holland & Knight
El 13 de marzo de 2020, el Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo emitió una nueva directiva para las reuniones obligatorias de accionistas durante la pandemia
Guernsey
Carey Olsen
The tax authorities of Guernsey and Jersey have confirmed that where operating practices have to be adjusted to compensate for the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
India
IndusLaw
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the MCA on March 23, 2020 has provided a clarificatory circular with respect to the spending of the funds set aside for CSR activities, for COVID-19.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
In light of the unprecedented times faced by the companies in India, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide notification dated 19th March, 2020 has relaxed certain provisions ...
IndusLaw
In view of the prevailing threat due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the MCA has taken the following steps to help corporates adapt to the prevailing restrictions issued by the central and state governments.
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