Shareholder activism is a growing trend among listed companies. Sometimes, the actions of directors are contrary to the wishes of shareholders...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Après notre tour d'horizon des tendances et des nouveautés de l'année dernière dans la gouvernance d'entreprise...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Effective May 1, 2020, all private companies existing under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) (BCBCA), will be required to establish and maintain ...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Institutional Investor Services ("ISS") and Glass Lewis have released their updates to proxy voting guidelines for 2020.
The provision of administrative, namely, fiduciary, trustee, corporate and related services, is a regulated activity and not freely exercised, unless relevant Licence is granted to the person providing such services.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The four-eyes principle is an effective way for companies to control management dealings. It is based on the idea that the company must be represented by two people acting jointly, usually two members of the statutory body.
The risk-based approach is not a new concept, and it allows businesses to develop a proportionate risk framework based on the size,
The announcement came amid allegations that Credit Suisse spied on former board members, a scandal that led to the departure of Pierre-Olivier Bouée, its Chief Operating Officer in October 2019.
Section 33(1) of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (as amended) ("Companies Act"), states that every company must file an Annual Return. The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission's...
Frank Legal & Tax
Directors can find themselves subject to criminal sanctions for such minor infractions as late filing or inadvertently filling out a form incorrectly.
Capital increase in the Joint Stock Companies has been regulated at the Article 456 of Turkish Commercial Cod and following provisions.
Anonim Şirketlerde sermaye artırımı, Türk Ticaret Kanunu'nun 456 ve devamı maddelerinde düzenlenmiştir.
The recent English judgment of System Building Services Group Limited¹ is an important decision for directors of offshore companies in 'soft touch' provisional liquidation, ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
This newsletter provides a snapshot of the principal U.S. and selected international governance and securities law developments
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The number of securities cases filed in federal court continued at a furious pace for the third year in a row. This year-end update highlights what you most need to know in securities litigation...
It's not just BlackRock's CEO that has words for companies.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On January 30, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System issued a final rule that would update and revise, to some degree, its framework for finding "control" under the Bank...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
We've explored the topic of crisis management in a prior episode but now we turn our attention to how C-Suite members can handle crises when they're within their own governance structure.
We recently reported on the World Health Organisation (WHO) having declared a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern"