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Tauil & Chequer
On November 10th, 2020, the Brazilian Economy Minister, Mr. Paulo Guedes, affirmed that Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras will be privatized by December 2021.
Canada
Stikeman Elliott LLP
An Ontario bill that would make several significant amendments to the province's Business Corporations Act (OBCA) is nearing the approval stage.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In re Bofl Holding, Inc. Securities Litigation [PDF], a decision released on October 8, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (the "Ninth Circuit") concluded that allegations in...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Un projet de loi de l'Ontario qui apporterait plusieurs modifications importantes à la Loi sur les sociétés par actions (LSAO) de la province est sur le point d'être approuvé.
Torkin Manes LLP
It is trite to say that in law, a corporation has its own rights and liabilities, and that the assets of the shareholder are not the assets of the corporation, nor are the corporation's assets the shareholder's assets.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Updates to Institutional Shareholder Services' (ISS) annual voting guidelines for the 2021 proxy season include new target requirements for women on the board of directors of public companies.
Gowling WLG
As an entrepreneur trying to get your business off the ground, there are many factors to think about and the legal "stuff" may easily be forgotten.
Torys LLP
On October 6, the Government of Ontario tabled proposed amendments to the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (OBCA).
Clark Wilson LLP
We told you recently about Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited, the latest employment law decision from the country's top court (here).
Germany
lus Laboris
Employees in Germany are entitled to an allowance where their working hours are reduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hong Kong
ONC Lawyers
After considering the comments received, the Stock Exchange decided not to proceed with the proposed amendment.
India
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi ("DHC") has in its judgement dated October 22, 2020 ("Judgement") in the matter of Sanjiv Prakash v. Seema Kukreja and Others [ARB. Pet. 4/2020]
Khaitan & Co
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a circular dated 03 November 2020 (Ref: SEBI/HO/CFD/DIL1/CIR/P/2020/215) (2020 Amendment Circular), ...
Ireland
Eversheds Sutherland
It has been a tumultuous year, and in our newsletter, we focus on some of the current issues arising for pension schemes. A number of these themes were also explored in our recent pensions webinar,...
Japan
Orrick
On June 7, the amended ordinances (the "Amended Ordinances") prepared by the Japanese government to implement amendments to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act
Tokyo International Law Office
Recently, there has been increased scrutiny and restrictions implemented on foreign direct investment ("FDI") in the world's main economies.
Jersey
Ogier
A new law was approved by the Luxembourg parliament on 25 November 2020 (the Law)[1], which aims to maintain flexible governance measures.
Collas Crill
This article was produced by Sam Sturrock of Collas Crill and Shervin Binesh of Sanne for Jersey - First for Finance, published by The Times Group on behalf of Jersey Finance.
Appleby
Jersey adopted the Financial Services (Disclosure and Provision of Information) (Jersey) Law 2020 (Disclosure Law) on 14 July 2020 and registered it in the Royal Court of Jersey on 23 October 2020.
Collas Crill
The case of Sevilleja v Marex Financial Ltd (Marex) cast the spotlight firmly on what remedies are available to creditors and shareholders of a company.
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