CorpCast Episode 2: Advancement 101
CorpCast Episode 1: Sections, 204, 205 and In re Numoda
Are there drawbacks to positive thinking in legal transactions?
Homebuilder Series Webinar: Fiduciary Duties & Auditor Liability
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report Episode 129-Judge Rakoff, Judge Leon and Individual Prosecutions Under the FCPA
Why Every Day Is Proxy Season for Public Companies
Do Employers Have to Pay For All Time Worked?
Do I need an attorney if I am buying or selling a business?
Corcoran: Infighting on Compensation Costs BigLaw Time and Money
Conducting Corporate Internal Investigations
Zimmermann: "Two Class" Partnership Culture Emerging in BigLaw
Appel: Corporate Inversions Could Mean Big Tax Bills For Shareholders
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – Accelerated Share Repurchase
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – CFTC
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
What Questions CEOs and Board Members Should Be Asking Themselves About Tax Inversions
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – Derivative
Legal Considerations for Web-Based Start-Ups
Oversight of enterprise risk management, or ERM, continues to challenge boards and occupy a prominent place on the governance agenda. Effective ERM seeks to balance risk and opportunity while enhancing...more
The exposure draft (ED) legislation removes tax impediments for foreign investors investing into Australia in order to attract foreign investment and promote the use of Australian fund managers.
This Client Alert deals with the impact of the German "Act on Equal Participation of Women and Men in Executive Positions in the Private and the Public Sector". The Act was adopted on March 6, 2015 and will come into force in...more
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) recently reported its 2013 activities, confirming the continuation of its heightened review and investigation of certain foreign direct investments in U.S....more
On March 16, 2015, AU Optronics Corporation America Inc. (AU Optronics) and Motorola Mobility LLC separately asked the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA) and the extent to which...more
Why is change of control an issue?
In addition to contractual provisions amongst joint venture parties, change-of-control restrictions are often also included in a country’s petroleum laws....more
Does your business earn income from making and exporting goods, such as agricultural products, apparel or software? If so, in connection with such exports, does your company use a “domestic international sales corporation,”...more
Earlier today the UK government delivered its last budget before the UK general election in May. Many of the measures were, as one might expect so close to an election, focused on personal rather than corporate taxation....more
China’s recently announced plan to restructure and consolidate its state-owned enterprises (SOEs) focuses on bolstering the private sector of its economy and creating economies of scale to allow Chinese companies to better...more
A phenomenon virtually foreign to the 20th Century, the use of pre-plea agreements by the Department of Justice (“DOJ”), typically in the form of a deferred prosecution agreement (“DPA”) (or a non-prosecution agreement...more
OSC Investor Advisory Panel annual report.
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Investor Advisory Panel submitted its 2013-14 annual report. The report summarizes the Panel’s current activities and priorities as well...more
One difficulty encountered by national banking authorities during the course of the 2008 global financial crisis was identifying the ultimate parent for the trades made by various subsidiaries of dealers. To assist in...more
In This Issue:
- Civil Code Reform: contracts and obligations
- New Development Bank BRICS
- Employment/Foreign Citizens
- Securities: bondholders; information disclosure
- Excerpt from New Development Bank...more
Today’s interview is with Julian Fenwick and Jane Ellis, both Anti-Bribery Compliance Professionals in Australia. Given the recent reporting concerning anti-bribery, corruption, and compliance issues in Australia, I thought...more
The European Commission has laid out its plans in a new Tax Transparency Package to clamp down on tax deals made between EU governments and multi-national corporations. As of next year, EU members would have to declare their...more
Central Bank Publishes Enforcement Priorities for 2015 -
The Central Bank of Ireland published its statement of enforcement priorities for 2015 on 9 February 2015. The Central Bank entered into 11 enforcement settlements...more
Court of Justice holds parent companies may be fined for repeat infringements even without being an addressee of the earlier decisions -
On 5 March 2015, the European Court of Justice (CoJ) handed down its judgment in...more
II. Doing Less with Less -
The current economic downturn in the energy space seems to follow a pattern, with businesses’ exhibiting predictable Pavlovian responses. When oil prices drop precipitously, companies who are...more
It is well settled that stockholders of Delaware companies generally have the right to inspect the company's books and records upon the showing of a proper purpose. However, as demonstrated in the Court of Chancery's decision...more
On March 10, 2015 the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) jointly released a new Foreign Investment Guidance Catalogue, which will come...more
The Life and Non-Life Insurance Acts (No. 3) were issued earlier this month. Their provisions make it substantially easier for permission for majority or total foreign ownership of insurers to be granted, and also regulate...more
Although not normally regarded as being in the first tier of traditional offshore jurisdictions, 2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year for financial services in Anguilla (or “British Anguilla”, as it sometimes likes to...more
The “broken windows” approach to enforcement is alive, well and continuing. This time the Commission bundled together three groups of actions and eight proceedings, all centered on a failure to update disclosures tied to...more
We’re thrilled to have U.K.-based Robert Smith, Director Assurance at Serco Group PLC (Serco), a NAVEX Global client, share his thoughts on how he and his team are helping Serco build and sustain a strong organisational...more
The objective of this panel is to provide practical insights and guidance to U.S. aerospace firms doing business in Mexico, both as an end market, as well as a source of operating and business advantages. Our panel will...more
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