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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Safe harbour protection for company directors was one of a number of restructuring reforms to relax the insolvency laws.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Implementing best practice data governance will increasingly become a business imperative to ensure it is used ethically.
Hazelbrook Legal
Company directors should consider, assess and disclose potential risks or impact of climate change on their business.
Holman Webb
Directors may be personally liable for the company's failure to pay superannuation for an independent contractor.
Bartier Perry
In this case, the Court considered that Council could terminate the CEO's contract without cause and by paying notice.
Surry Partners
Recent changes aim to discourage transactions which attempt to limit the amounts recovered by employees in liquidations.
A.G. Erotocritou LLC
A derivative action is an aggrieved minority shareholder's right of action which essentially derives from the company, and is ordinarily available to members who may seek protection in circumstances
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
This Hong Kong regulatory update provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed (or planning to list)
Dentons
This article begins by giving a simple illustration of the concepts of semi-privatisation and privatisation. It then discusses common law duties and fiduciary duties of directors under the
WilmerHale
The government has unveiled an ambitious series of reforms to Companies House in what it describes as "the largest change to our system of setting up and operating companies since the register was created in 1844."
Hogan Lovells
Premium-listed companies have been put under pressure to make their boards representative of their employees by the revised UK Corporate Governance Code.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
With the introduction of electronic filing which allows parties to file documents at court 24/7 we consider the recent case of Wright v HMV Ecommerce Limited (2019) in which the court was asked...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
New York and Delaware courts resolved two coverage issues in favor of directors and officers of real estate investment trust advisory companies
Dentons
In late 2018 amendments to the Corporations Act expanded the operation of the crowd-sourced funding (CSF) regime to private (proprietary) companies
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Physicians have all they can do to focus on providing excellent care to patients while maintaining practice profitability.
Mayer Brown
On April 23, 2019, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Board") approved a long-awaited proposal (the "Control Proposal" or "Proposal") to revise its rules for determining
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The United States has a federal system of government. Accordingly, regulation of M&A activity falls within the dual jurisdiction of the federal government ...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On February 28, 2019, the Division of Investment Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a no-action letter relaxing its views on "in person" voting requirements for investment company boards of directors.
Littler Mendelson
The Agricultural Revolution resulted in increased labor and land productivity, catapulting population growth and decreasing the agricultural portion of the labor force.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On April 23, 2019, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System released a proposed rule to revise regulations related to the determination of "control" under the BHC Act and the Home Owners' Loan Act.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Late last week, the NYAG filed a law suit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against Exxon alleging that Exxon violated, among other things, the securities fraud provisions of a 1921 New York statute...
Chambers of Rajan & Indraneel
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs ("MCA"), vide its Notification dated 11 October 2018, has reconstituted the High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
The SEC warns public companies that lax cybersecurity practices could violate rules governing internal accounting controls, and offer nine scams as cautionary tales.
Khaitan & Co
Based on the report of the Committee on Corporate Governance under the Chairmanship of Mr. Uday Kotak, SEBI notified the amendments to the SEBI LODR Regulations on 9 May 2018.
Benchmac & Ince
Nigeria is unarguably one of the largest economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa
King, Stubb & Kasiva
In case of cash flow insolvency the company is unable to pay debt as it falls due and in balance sheet insolvency the total liability exceeds its realisable assets.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
At the same time, the court largely endorsed the freedom of the board to silence that director with respect to public statements.
Erdem & Erdem Law
The purpose of the provision is to prevent the prohibition under the first paragraph from being disabled by collusive transactions.
Holding Redlich
An industrial manslaughter offence attaches criminal responsibility to negligent conduct that causes death to a worker.
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