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How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
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California Commercial Building Owners Must Disclose Energy Usage of the Building During Sale, Lease or Financing after July 1, 2013
Transbay Tower Groundbreaking
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Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
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Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
Goldman Sachs' Conflicts at Center of Kinder-El Paso Deal
Is Fracking Safe?
Along with growth in global demand for natural gas, there has been a corresponding increase in the number and value of LNG project investments worldwide. Such investments may take various forms, depending on, amongst other...more
Effect of regulatory non-compliance on suitability of listing -
Under the Listing Rules, a listing applicant must be considered by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK) as suitable for listing before it can be listed....more
Last week the Canadian Government introduced amendments to the Investment Canada Act (ICA) to implement its revised policy towards state-owned enterprises (SOEs) which it announced in December last year....more
In This Issue:
- p1 Jobs Act Implications for Private Equity
- p4 Recent Developments in Acquisition Finance
- p7 What’s the Deal With Fracking? Regulation, Litigation and Due Diligence
- p11 New German Tax...more
The good news is that many of the current registration fees will be eliminated including fees for registration of exploration and development work, registration of payment of cash in lieu of work, registration of portable...more
This edition of the Osler Mining Review contains the following articles: (i) a look at the rules TSX resource companies should keep in mind when putting together a board of directors; (ii) an analysis...more
Table of Contents
* 2011 Corporate Finance Review
* 2011 in M&A: A Year of Break-Ups
* Developments in Canadian Poison Pill Jurisprudence
* Global Stock Exchange Consolidation and the...more
Federal prosecutors continue their aggressive enforcement of criminal laws against companies and individuals using aggressive investigative techniques, novel theories and new strategies which are testing the limits of due...more
The Justice Department and the SEC are targeting private equity companies for anti-corruption enforcement. Private equity companies are most at risk in their ownership of private equity companies....more
The Obama Administration is aggressively prosecuting companies for criminal violations of anti-corruption, health care, labor and environmental laws. This article examines the aruments for and against imposing criminal...more
“… in our view, Neo does not stand for the proposition that the Commission will defer to the business judgment of a board of directors in considering whether to cease trade a rights plan, or that a board of directors in the...more
On June 24, 2011, after entering a plea of guilty to a charge of bribing a foreign public official, Calgary-based Niko Resources Ltd. (Niko) was sentenced to a fine of approximately $9.5 million and placed on three...more
Opening Day of the Baseball season is fast approaching and perhaps it is time to give a baseball statistician’s view to the Nigerian bribery case.
To close out the FCPA year, on December 31 the telecom equipment maker UTStarcom Inc. agreed to pay the Justice Department $1.5 million in criminal fines and pay the SEC an additional $1.5 in penalties to resolve Foreign...more
This article explores the issues related to disclosure of climate risk in Securities and Exchange Commission filings and in voluntary climate or environmental reports. It provides recommendations as to how to evaluate what...more
In a late November meeting, in response to a request for a disclaimer of jurisdiction by a registered investment adviser, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) clarified and confirmed its jurisdiction under the...more