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Brazil
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
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).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This update presents our predictions, based on the current governance environment, and our recommendations on issues that should be important when preparing for the upcoming proxy season.
Torkin Manes LLP
Litigation is expensive. Canadian Courts have a number of weapons in their arsenal to address this concern. One of them, the summary judgment motion, has been helping parties avoid the length
Cassels
The purpose of disclosure of related party transactions is to ensure that shareholders are adequately informed and protected from abusive or unfair conduct that can arise in such circumstances.
Czech Republic
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Since this spring, the Czech Republic has been struggling with the coronavirus SARS CoV-2.
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
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), ...
Japan
Tokyo International Law Office
Recently, there has been increased scrutiny and restrictions implemented on foreign direct investment ("FDI") in the world's main economies.
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
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.
STA Law Firm
The New Professional Companies Law (PCL) that has been enforced on 26 March 2020 has successfully replaced the former 1991 Professional Companies Law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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