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Holding Redlich
Regulators have continued their crackdown on unfair contract terms, with announcements from both ASIC and the ACCC.
Holding Redlich
Contracts must properly identify the parties to ensure the party conferring or giving a right is legally able to do so.
Cooper Grace Ward
Whilst establishing a trust is simple, it is often not done properly.
In that post, we noted that the CSA have provided little guidance regarding when they would consider cryptocurrencies to be securities, and thus subject to Canadian securities rules.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On December 22, 2017, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAAS and, together with the OSC...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Buying or selling a business is similar to other substantive sales or purchases in life: sellers want to be clear to potential buyers about the business they are selling and buyers want to fully understand...
McMillan LLP
The OSC and the FCAAS recently released their collective reasons for the orders granted in December, 2017 following a hearing concerning the hostile take-over bid by Aurora Cannabis Inc...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The other day I cued up a new release movie that I had been eagerly anticipating. As the opening credits rolled, I couldn't believe how many entities were being credited.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange, which has listed more than 4,000 securities with a combined market capitalisation in excess of US$190 billion, has firmly established itself as one of the leading...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Commission has routinely considered potential harm to innovation as part of its merger assessments, particularly in R&D driven sectors such as pharmaceuticals and technology
The case will be of interest to any franchise which is operating in Malaysia or considering establishing in Malaysia as it clarifies...
The year 2017 was marked by a number of changes in the regulation of corporate affairs, some of which may be quite significant for Russian companies in the future.
Mishcon de Reya
Trustees should be well aware of the new rules, in force since 6 April 2017, concerning the tax treatment of offshore trusts
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In December 2017, the United States intervened in a qui tam suit relators Marisela Carmen Medrano and Ada Lopez filed against defendants Diabetic Care RX, LLC d/b/a Patient Care America ("Patient Care")...
Cooley LLP
What are the early trends in pay-ratio disclosure? Surveys conducted by compensation consultants provide some insights.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a much-awaited decision on which courts and counsel have reached different conclusions for years, the United States Supreme Court held on March 20, 2018 that the "SLUSA" does not...
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that class action plaintiffs can bring claims under the Securities Act of 1933 in either state or federal court.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Supreme Court ruled today that the 1998 amendments to the federal securities laws did not strip state courts of jurisdiction over class actions alleging violations ...
This continues our series of blog posts recapping our January QuickLaunch University webinar on VC investing and what to expect in 2018.
Galante & Martins
Panamá emitió un listado con aquellas jurisdicciones que aplican medidas discriminatorias o restrictivas contra Panamá, que afectan su economía e intereses comerciales, dentro de las cuales se encuentra Uruguay.
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ClarkeKann Lawyers
PBAs are trust accounts, intended to protect down the line subcontractors from the insolvency of up the line contractors.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Section 588FDA of the Corporations Act provided that it was voidable as an unreasonable director-related transaction.
Cooper Grace Ward
Resource companies are failing to adequately compensate for the disruption to the business activities of the landowner.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
Singh & Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs ("MCA") vide Notification1 dated 26.12.2016 notified Section 248 to 252 of the Companies Act, 2013 ("Act") and revised the process of striking off the name of the company...
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Cooper Grace Ward
Vendors to land sale contracts in Queensland should be aware of conditions that could result in an instalment contract.
Ruchelman PLLC
Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
Prager Dreifuss
Be it in the Zug "Crypto Valley" or elsewhere, various large-scale Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs have recently been conducted in or from Switzerland. ICOs are a new instrument of raising capital...
An ICO is a fundraising mechanism using blockchain technology (bitcoin or ether) to sell tokens to fund new projects.
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