The recent Delaware ruling in In Ancestry.com Inc. Shareholder Litigation provides a cautionary tale relating to a target company developing aggressive projections during an auction process.
The Autorité des marchés financiers published for comments a consultation paper I pertaining to defensive tactics in response to take-over bids.
A discussion on what are the support obligations of franchisors and their "good Faith" and "Fair Dealing" performance duties under the "Arthur Wishart Act".
As part of its budget bill likely to come into force early this summer, the Government of Canada has introduced legislation implementing its new policy for the review of investments by foreign state-owned enterprises.
Canada’s two most significant franchise law decisions of 2012 demonstrate the fierce competitiveness of the quick-service restaurant industry in Canada.
A discussion on the importance of staying informed as to the duties and responsibilities of a director.
The Ontario budget, released yesterday, contains some hints at upcoming changes to the Securities Act planned by the provincial government.
The Ontario Securities Commission announced yesterday that it will hold a policy hearing on June 17 to hear submissions from interested parties who submitted responses in response to its 2011 proposed enforcement initiatives.
Three new laws re-codifying Czech private law are set to change the country’s current legal order entirely.
The Court of Final Appeal has confirmed the Securities and Futures Commission can obtain wide-ranging relief under section 213 of the Securities & Futures Ordinance.
In this article, the author aims to briefly analyze the main strategies available for mitigating some of the legal risks faced when doing business in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Conditional capital increase is a newly introduced concept by the New Turkish Commercial Code numbered 6102 (the "New TCC") which enables holders of certain debt instruments such as convertible bonds or other similar deeds or its employees to exchange debt claims with shares of the Company.
A summary of the most recent legal developments.
A discussion on the challenges and opportunities for the first international law firm to enter Libya since Gadafi’s fall from power.
A list of the most recent updates in the charity sector.
An update on the most recent developments affecting the charity and not-for-profit sectors.
Since a ramp-up in enforcement actions over the past decade, the SEC has settled an average of 10 FCPA-related cases on an annual basis from 2007-2012
New QCA code highlights the importance of relationships between companies and their shareholders.
On May 3, 2013, the House passed into law the new Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act in the form of Senate Bill 1300, and as amended, House Bill 1079.
Join Dave Cappillo of Goodwin Procter LLP as he leads a discussion focused on avoiding eight missteps that entrepreneurs commonly make in the early stages of a company's life cycle.