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Federal Court Of Australia Finds Liquidator's Breach Of Duty Claim Against Directors Of Holding Company Valid
The Situation: The question in Termite Resources NL (in liq) v Meadows, in the matter of Termite Resources NL (in liq) (No 2) [2019] FCA 354 was whether, in circumstances where the strategic,
13 Sep 2019
Delaware Court Rules Appraisal Action Is A Covered "Securities Claim" Under D&O Policy
In a significant ruling for policyholders on an issue of first impression, on July 31, 2019, the Delaware Superior Court determined that shareholder appraisal actions constitute
United States
12 Sep 2019
Japan Legal Update Vol. 48 | July–August 2019
On June 28, 2019, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry issued the "Fair M&A Guidelines.
11 Sep 2019
United States
10 Sep 2019
Warning: U.S. Tax Regulations Impact Completed Foreign Sales Retroactively And Domestic Partnerships
On June 14, 2019, the IRS and U.S. Treasury released more than 500 pages of regulations addressing the taxation of U.S.-controlled foreign corporations.
United States
1 Jul 2019
Tribune District Court Rules That LBO Payments May Not Be Avoided Because Debtor Was "Customer" Of "Financial Institution"
In In re Tribune Co. Fraudulent Conveyance Litig., 2019 WL 1771786 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 23, 2019), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a litigation trustee's motion to amend a complaint ...
United States
21 Jun 2019
Share Buybacks Under Fire
Stock buybacks reached record levels in recent years, fueled in part by the 2017 tax cuts, by shareholder activism and record low borrowing costs.
United States
15 Apr 2019
Belgium Enacts Historic Corporate Law Reform
On February 28, 2019, the Belgian Parliament approved a historic company law reform.
14 Mar 2019
Growing Class-Action Trend Can Hurt Shareholders (The Australian Financial Review)
At the moment there is debate in Australia about the increase in shareholder class actions.
6 Feb 2019
Taiwan Imposes New Reporting Obligation on Information of Company Shareholders
On November 1, 2018, amendments to the Taiwan Company Act passed by the Taiwanese legislature on July 6, 2018 came into effect.
9 Jan 2019
In Brief: Delaware And New York District Courts Affirm Constitutional Authority To Grant Nonconsensual Releases In Chapter 11 Plan
On September 21, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware affirmed a bankruptcy court's ruling that it had the constitutional authority to grant nonconsensual third-party releases in an order ...
United States
2 Jan 2019
Greater Flexibility Slated For Equity Financing In Belgium
The Belgian government's proposal for a New Company Code is highly anticipated in the legal and business sectors, given its focus on enabling greater adaptability and competitiveness for companies.
29 Nov 2018
The "Commonsense Principles 2.0": Still Making Sense
The Commonsense Principles 2.0 espouse fundamental governance practices predicated on a long-term perspective.
United States
13 Nov 2018
Fifth Circuit Rules That Corporate Charter Provision Requiring Shareholder Consent For Bankruptcy Filing Is Enforceable But Declines To Rule On Validity Of "Golden Shares"
In a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently affirmed a bankruptcy court order dismissing a chapter 11 case filed by a corporation without obtaining—as required by its corporate charter ...
United States
11 Oct 2018
Decreto impone nuevas obligaciones respecto al registro de socios y accionistas
Decreto impone nuevas obligaciones respecto al registro de socios y accionistas.
10 Jul 2018
Mexican Decree Imposes New Equity Holder And Shareholder Registry Record Obligations
The Mexican Federal Official Gazette, on June 14, 2018, published a decree amending some provisions of the Mexican General Law of Commercial Companies.
9 Jul 2018
A Matter Of Equity: ASX-Listed Companies Funding Conditional Acquisitions Through Their Shareholders
In Australia, a clear procedure does not exist for ASX-listed companies to obtain financing from their existing shareholder base for conditional acquisitions.
25 Jun 2018
Subcommittee Prepares Interim Proposal For Amendment To The Companies Act
On February 14, 2018, the Companies Act (in relation to Corporate Governance, etc.) Sub-Committee of the Legislative Council prepared an Interim Proposal for the Amendment...
11 Apr 2018
Institutional Investor Shareholdings Come Under European Commission Scrutiny
A recent study examining common corporate shareholdings in the United States argues that the holding of even minority stakes in rival companies by institutional investors affects competition.
European Union
8 Mar 2018
Clean Energy And Climate Change Issues For Management
On November 1, 2017, the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Corporation Finance (the "Staff") released Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14I ("SLB 14I")...
United States
6 Mar 2018
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