A question of crucial importance for the Royal Court - Commissioner Page QC - was therefore, whose knowledge could be attributed to the acts of the Defendant Companies.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a confederative country, consisting of two entities, the Republic of Srpska and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, each having separate M&A legislation.
e TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") has extended the temporary pricing relief measures (the "Relief Measures") it introduced last year relating to private placement financings.
Following the bailout package agreed between the so-called troika of the EU, European Central Bank and IMF on one hand and the Cyprus government on the other, the two largest banks in Cyprus will be merged and considerably downsized.
Following the introduction of the bail-out package agreed between the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund on the one hand and the Cyprus government on the other, the two largest banks in Cyprus will be merged and considerably downsized.
Three new laws re-codifying Czech private law are set to change the country’s current legal order entirely.
At the end of November 2012, the Parliament approved a new Act on the Payment Terms of Commercial Agreements (laki kaupallisten sopimusten maksuehdoista) that will enact the Late Payment Directive issued on 16 February 2011 on a national level.
The Finnish Securities Market legislation has been reformed in its entirety at the beginning of 2013.
Chapter 1, section 6 of the new Finnish Securities Markets Act states that the Financial Supervisory Authority supervises the compliance of provisions issued by and under the Securities Markets Act.
The Finnish Government has decided to launch a long-term growth programme aimed to strengthen the private equity investment market and to support the growth of SME companies.
In response to the shift from a principles to a rules-based regulatory approach and the increased use of enforcement actions by Irish regulators and similar bodies, we have developed a dynamic cross-disciplinary Regulatory and Administrative Sanctions Unit, made up of specialists operating in our financial services, litigation and regulatory and compliance teams.
There have been a number of important developments in the Irish lending market in the last 12 months.
A discussion on a recent case which has confirmed that an application to dismiss a claim for failure to make discovery will not succeed where the discovery obligation is complied with, notwithstanding the other party's reservations about the discovery actually made.
The European Securities and Markets Authority has recently issued a Q&A document to give further clarity to certain aspects of its guideline document published on December 18th, 2012 in relation to ETFs and other UCITS issues.
A recent High Court decision has confirmed that where a party seeks to bring an application, it should deal with any related aspects in that application the first time round, rather than holding it over for another application.
A series of recent High Court decisions have considered the concept of 'no transaction' damages in cases involving professional negligence.
The "Companies Bill 2012" will revolutionise Irish company law and provide a state of the art company law code for Ireland.
The European Securities and Markets Authority has recently issued a questions and answers paper on its guidelines on exchange traded funds and other issues relating to undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities.
Overall Irish M&A activity showed some positive signs in 2012.
International corporations from all over the world use Italian corporate entities for their subsidiaries operating in Italy.