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Canadian Securities Regulators Propose Eight Initiatives To Reduce Regulatory Burden For Investment ‎Funds‎
On September 12, 2019 the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published a Notice and Request for Comment on their efforts to Reduce Regulatory Burdens for Investment Fund Issuers
Canada
30 Sep 2019
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What Every Fund Investor In Japanese Public Companies Should Know
The Corporate Governance Code of Japan and the Stewardship Code were recently adopted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.
UK
26 Sep 2019
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Draft Of A New Corporate Sanctioning Act
The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection has presented the long-awaited draft of a new Corporate Sanctioning Act concisely titled "Draft Bill for an Act to combat corporate crime".
UK
24 Sep 2019
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Be Aware Special Newsflash 2019
The new Belgian Code of Companies and Associations (BCCA) entered into force on 1 May 2019 for companies incorporated after said date.
Belgium
23 Sep 2019
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SEC Proposes To Modernize Certain Rules: Transitioning From A Prescriptive To A Principles-Based Approach?
The SEC recently proposed amendments to Regulation S-K related to a registrant's required disclosures concerning the description of its business
United States
12 Sep 2019
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SEC Issues Guidance On Investment Advisers' Proxy Voting Responsibilities
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued guidance clarifying the proxy voting responsibilities of investment advisers (IA Proxy Release).
United States
12 Sep 2019
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Impact Of Data Protection Laws On Mergers And Acquisitions (M&A) Transactions
In recent weeks, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) imposed major fines on several prominent companies for data security
Worldwide
12 Sep 2019
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Controversial, Broad Civil Asset Forfeiture Law Expands Anticorruption Arsenal – Key Points For Companies
Mexico's Congress recently passed federal legislation that will allow the Mexican government to seize assets from private individuals and companies accused of engaging in corruption.
Mexico
11 Sep 2019
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New Diversity Disclosure Requirements For Federally Incorporated Public Companies
Beginning on January 1, 2020, directors of a distributing corporation governed by the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "CBCA") will be required to inform shareholders at every annual meeting
UK
10 Sep 2019
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No-Deal Brexit: Impact On Long-Term Commercial Contracts
While a range of outcomes, including a departure under the terms of the current Withdrawal Agreement, remains possible, it is important for businesses to plan for a no-deal Brexit, in which the UK
UK
9 Sep 2019
11
Key Themes In Distressed Projects
An insight into the key issues and challenges facing global infrastructure projects, and a look at possible solutions and mitigations.
UK
9 Sep 2019
12
The New "SPIC 2.0" Mechanism Becomes Law
The legislation that had previously regulated this area has been significantly revamped, and investors planning to conclude a SPIC would do well to keep in mind the following main changes:
Russian Federation
9 Sep 2019
13
PropTech In The United States – Where We're Heading
Tokenization in the real estate sector is the process of creating partial, or "fractionalized," unique digital ownership interests in real estate assets using blockchain-based technology
United States
9 Sep 2019
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Funds Take Note: Puerto Rico's New Incentives Code Is Now In Effect
The Incentives Code effectively consolidates all tax incentives available for different economic activities in a single code.
UK
21 Aug 2019
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Bribery Offences
The Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA) is the key piece of UK legislation governing bribery. It applies to conduct occurring from the implementation date of July 1, 2011
UK
21 Aug 2019
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New B.C. Business Corporations Act Transparency Register Requirements: A Primer
Beginning on a date to be announced, privately-held B.C. Business Corporations Act ("BCA") companies ‎will be required to maintain a "transparency register" of "significant individuals"
Canada
20 Aug 2019
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The ABCs Of ESG
Environmental, Social and Governance, or "ESG" refers to three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of investments
Canada
20 Aug 2019
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Issue 3: Record-Keeping Matters
This is the third of a series of fortnightly issues in which we will give practical tips on how to avoid contractual issues arising out of digital transformation and outsourcing contracts
UK
14 Aug 2019
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Breach And Cyber Incident Reporting: Disclosure Challenges For Public Companies
One of the big corporate governance related stories last month was the settlement agreement between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Facebook Inc. arising from the misuse of Facebook user data and disclosures...
United States
14 Aug 2019
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New Obligation For Legal Entities: Indicating And Identifying The Ultimate Beneficial Owner
Recently, Law no. 129/2019 on the prevention and sanctioning of money laundering and terrorism financing, and on the amendment and supplementation of other legislative acts (Law no. 129/2019) entered into force in...
Romania
14 Aug 2019
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