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What Every Fund Investor In Japanese Public Companies Should Know
The Corporate Governance Code of Japan and the Stewardship Code were recently adopted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.
UK
26 Sep 2019
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Draft Of A New Corporate Sanctioning Act
The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection has presented the long-awaited draft of a new Corporate Sanctioning Act concisely titled "Draft Bill for an Act to combat corporate crime".
UK
24 Sep 2019
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Be Aware Special Newsflash 2019
The new Belgian Code of Companies and Associations (BCCA) entered into force on 1 May 2019 for companies incorporated after said date.
Belgium
23 Sep 2019
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SEC Proposes To Modernize Certain Rules: Transitioning From A Prescriptive To A Principles-Based Approach?
The SEC recently proposed amendments to Regulation S-K related to a registrant's required disclosures concerning the description of its business
United States
12 Sep 2019
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Controversial, Broad Civil Asset Forfeiture Law Expands Anticorruption Arsenal – Key Points For Companies
Mexico's Congress recently passed federal legislation that will allow the Mexican government to seize assets from private individuals and companies accused of engaging in corruption.
Mexico
11 Sep 2019
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New Diversity Disclosure Requirements For Federally Incorporated Public Companies
Beginning on January 1, 2020, directors of a distributing corporation governed by the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "CBCA") will be required to inform shareholders at every annual meeting
UK
10 Sep 2019
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Key Themes In Distressed Projects
An insight into the key issues and challenges facing global infrastructure projects, and a look at possible solutions and mitigations.
UK
9 Sep 2019
8
The New "SPIC 2.0" Mechanism Becomes Law
The legislation that had previously regulated this area has been significantly revamped, and investors planning to conclude a SPIC would do well to keep in mind the following main changes:
Russian Federation
9 Sep 2019
9
PropTech In The United States – Where We're Heading
Tokenization in the real estate sector is the process of creating partial, or "fractionalized," unique digital ownership interests in real estate assets using blockchain-based technology
United States
9 Sep 2019
10
New B.C. Business Corporations Act Transparency Register Requirements: A Primer
Beginning on a date to be announced, privately-held B.C. Business Corporations Act ("BCA") companies ‎will be required to maintain a "transparency register" of "significant individuals"
Canada
20 Aug 2019
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The ABCs Of ESG
Environmental, Social and Governance, or "ESG" refers to three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of investments
Canada
20 Aug 2019
12
Breach And Cyber Incident Reporting: Disclosure Challenges For Public Companies
One of the big corporate governance related stories last month was the settlement agreement between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Facebook Inc. arising from the misuse of Facebook user data and disclosures...
United States
14 Aug 2019
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New Obligation For Legal Entities: Indicating And Identifying The Ultimate Beneficial Owner
Recently, Law no. 129/2019 on the prevention and sanctioning of money laundering and terrorism financing, and on the amendment and supplementation of other legislative acts (Law no. 129/2019) entered into force in...
Romania
14 Aug 2019
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ASIC Consults On Whistleblower Policy Requirements
ASIC has published its long awaited consultation paper on the requirements of whistleblower policies for public companies, large proprietary companies and proprietary companies that are
Australia
13 Aug 2019
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Houston, We Have A Breach. Now What? Lessons Learned From The SEC's Facebook Settlement
In late July 2019, Facebook Inc. entered into a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) for making misleading disclosures
United States
5 Aug 2019
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Puerto Rico Changes Its Business Permitting Process
A Joint Regulation of the Puerto Rico Planning Board introduces significant changes to the business permitting process in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico
30 Jul 2019
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Energy Related Risks In Corporate Transactions And Restructurings
Numerous energy-intensive companies having production facilities in Germany benefit from energy regulatory opportunities to reduce their electricity costs.
Germany
24 Jul 2019
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Luxembourg Register Of Beneficial Owners: The Final Countdown
The Luxembourg law of 13 January 2019 establishing a register of beneficial owners came into force on 1 March 2019, as highlighted in our January update.
Luxembourg
24 Jul 2019
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State Registration Of LLCs Is Now Available Online
On 9 July 2019 the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine presented a new service of online state registration of limited liability companies (LLCs) acting based on a model charter.
Ukraine
19 Jul 2019
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Shareholder Efforts To Bootstrap FCPA Violations Into Private Securities Cases Meet With Mixed Success – Key Takeaways
The absence of a private right of action under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has motivated plaintiffs' attorneys to pursue indirect legal theories
United States
18 Jul 2019
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