The new electronic witnessing provisions will now expire at the end of 2021, but these reforms may be made permanent.
As companies emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, with relief measures ending, several business law issues are expected.
The draft bill proposes to continue the use of electronic means and alternative technologies in corporate Australia.
Link to podcast where the current challenges facing Australian businesses are discussed.
Five tips to revive a business sale previously aborted because of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
After explaining their economic models, the AFCA sets out their tests and criteria for approving shutdown mergers.
Koury Lopes Advogados
Riscos relacionados a corrupção e pagamento de propina são detalhados no capítulo de fraudes específicas, sendo esperado um aumento de 70% para os próximos 12 meses.
British Virgin Islands
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Les modifications à la Règle 48‑501 de la CVMO auraient pour effet de supprimer des interdictions considérées comme redondantes compte tenu des restrictions existantes...
Aird & Berlis LLP
From a capital markets perspective, 2020 has been defined by some as "The Year of the SPAC."1 A special purpose acquisition company ("SPAC")
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada's decisions in companion appeals Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov and Bell Canada v. Canada (Attorney General)...
Against the backdrop of heightened M&A activity in the financial services, industry practices are evolving to address potential conflicts of interest for the investment banks advising...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On August 20, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrator (CSA) published a notice announcing amendments to National Instrument 51-102 (Continuous Disclosure Obligations) and the companion...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented social and economic ramifications, including a decline in M&A activity in Canada.
The nature of franchising requires that franchisors exercise some degree of control over their franchisees.
Miller Thomson LLP
ACI / eManifest requirements have been mandatory for highway carriers since January 2016, but the Policy has provided a reprieve for non-compliant carriers.
Global travel bans and lengthy quarantine periods in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic have created another challenge for operators of many investment funds.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In this article, we follow up on our overview of going private transactions by focusing on an important but often overlooked workstream in these deals.
After witnessing a downward trend in M&A activities during the year 2019, the year 2020 would bring about significant, if not better, activity.