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Cooper Grace Ward
A recent case in the NSW Supreme Court reinforces the importance of knowing where your original trust deeds are located.
Stacks Law Firm
Verbal agreements or handshake deals can be enforceable under Australian law, but difficult to prove if they break down.
Stacks Law Firm
Handshake deals are enforceable in many transactions, but some contracts must be in writing to be legally recognised.
Bermuda
Conyers
On 30 June 2020, the Cayman Islands Ministry of Financial Services & Home Affairs issued an industry update to advise that following three rounds of industry consultation
Brazil
Tauil & Chequer
On July 1, 2020, the National Council of Energy Policy ("CNPE") published Resolution No. 04/2020.
Canada
Fasken
ow that the reopening phase is well underway, many franchisors are questioning the advisability of resuming (or, for some, continuing since they have never suspended it) their search for new...
WeirFoulds LLP
The recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Tran v Bloorston Farms Ltd., 2020 ONCA 440, provides a helpful explanation and clarification of the rule in Foss v Harbottle (1843)
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Re Rustulka, 2020 ABASC 93, a hearing panel of the Alberta Securities Commission (the Commission) determined that a former exempt market dealing ...
Crowe MacKay LLP
Japan has formally asked the United States to extradite a former Green Beret and his son accused of helping former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee the country while he was awaiting trial on financial charges.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The current rules require one registered Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) per registered legal entity, but important new Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA)
Cayman Islands
Campbells
In a recent ruling (Gulf Investment Corporation et al v The Port Fund LP et al, 16 June 2020, Parker J), the Grand Court has provided guidance on the information rights which limited partners...
Campbells
Dealing with shares in a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") following the death of the sole shareholder can be a complicated, costly and time consuming processes.
Ogier
The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 (the Amendment) came into force in the Cayman Islands on 26 June 2020.
Ogier
In the matter of Ardon Maroon Asia Master Fund (in Official Liquidation), CICA, 20 May 2020, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has reiterated the importance of following the natural and ordinary...
Guernsey
Ogier
Directors' duties are the duties owed by executive and non-executive directors to the companies to which they are appointed and are personal to each director.
Ireland
Maples Group
On 26 June 2020, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") enacted the Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020.
Matheson
The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement ("ODCE") recently published guidance regarding the duties of directors of Irish companies in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
In the current environment remote signing and completion of documents has become essential for companies to continue operating.
Walkers
The recent publication of the European Union (Modifications of Statutory Instrument No. 110 of 2019) (Registration of Beneficial Ownership of Certain Financial Vehicles)
Ogier
The COVID-19 pandemic has destabilised global markets. However, the crisis has encouraged swift adaptations in all walks..
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