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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Recent case provides important guidance regarding the validity of a decision by directors to postpone an EGM.
Crowe Soberman LLP
On November 15, 2018, inspired by the 2018 Crowe Global 100 Decision-Making Index and Report, Crowe Soberman's Women for Women Group hosted an event entitled "The Art of Smart Decisions".
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Despite some cut backs in M&A activity expected over the next 12 months, the results reported in Ernst & Young's (E&Y) 19th edition of the Global Capital Confidence Barometer (the "Report") ...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The SCC has now unanimously ruled on two reference questions from the Government of Québec, holding that the federal government's second attempt to create a national securities regulator is constitutional.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Recently, based on the recommendations of the Committee to Review Offences under the Companies Act, 2013 (Committee), the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 (Ordinance) was passed on November 2, 2018.
Arthur Cox
The creation of new securitisation positions after 1 January 2019 will trigger the application of new transparency requirements.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Nigerian law is derived from four (4) main sources. These are English law, Nigerian legislation, Nigerian case law and customary law; however only the first three sources are relevant to the subject of Commercial law.
Banwo & Ighodalo
The first step towards incorporating a company in Nigeria is to conduct a "name availability search" at the Corporate Affairs Commission, in order to confirm that the desired name for the company is available for use, ...
Banwo & Ighodalo
Under Nigerian law, business activities may be undertaken in Nigeria through any of the following types of entities or arrangements:
Arnold & Porter
On December 3, 2018, eight justices of the Supreme Court heard argument on whether a misstatement claim that does not meet the elements set forth in Janus Capital Group, Inc. v. First Derivative Traders, ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lorenzo v. SEC, which involves an attempt by the SEC to use a "scheme liability" theory under Section 10(b) of the Exchange Act ...
Jones Day
This new California law is almost certain to face legal challenges, and its future is uncertain.
Fenwick & West LLP
As employee tender offers increase in frequency, so too has the scrutiny applied by auditors. Among the questions asked during these reviews: Is a buyback a straightforward sale of stock,
Troutman Sanders LLP
Issues related to gender have been front and center in 2018 and have permeated American life. On the red carpet, we saw Natalie Portman pointedly noting "And here are the all-male nominees…"
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On December 3, 2018, the Supreme Court heard argument on an appeal in a case where a divided panel of the D.C. Circuit held that a defendant who did not "make" a misstatement within the meaning of Janus Capital Group v. First Derivative Traders, 564 U.S. 135, 142 (2011).
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC issued a final rule making technical corrections to Form N-1A, the registration form used by open-end management investment companies.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The MSRB will update its Electronic Municipal Market Access ("EMMA") website to accept and display two new municipal securities disclosure types ...
TMF Group
Many companies will create a special-purpose vehicle (SPV) for a financing transaction when they want to isolate assets from their own credit risk.
Holland & Knight
More than five years after Congress directed the Executive Branch to change the way small business contract performance requirements are calculated, the U.S.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
For this month's bid protest roundup, we have identified four diverse bid protest decisions coming out of the Government Accountability Office ("GAO") and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims
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Arnold & Porter
If there was ever a regulatory grace period for virtual currencies and blockchain technology, it is officially over.
Kochhar & Co.
The President of India accorded his assent to the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (the "Amendment Act") on 3 January 2018. The Central Government notified the Amendment Act on the same day.
Siskinds LLP
Many businesses that are provincially-regulated employers in Ontario have spent the better part of last year changing their workplace policies to ensure compliance with the labour reforms...
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The RBI, on September 1, 2018, released a user manual to clearly set out the procedure for filing a single master form, which it introduced on June 7, 2018, to integrate the existing reporting norms for foreign investment in India.
Lex Artifex, LLP
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