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.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
After explaining their economic models, the AFCA sets out their tests and criteria for approving shutdown mergers.
IPOs of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have boomed in 2020 and Bermuda is ideally placed to provide an offshore domicile for these acquisition vehicles.
Long incorporation times, varying regional requirements and intricate tax and accountancy rules all play a role in making Brazil a challenging compliance environment.
British Virgin Islands
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc.(Re), Gomery J. of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, approved an amended plan of arrangement (the Amended Plan) ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This is part three of a series focusing on current M&A trends, opportunities and challenges.
Torkin Manes LLP
On September 30 the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), which is tasked with enforcing Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), ...
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...
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.
In our previous article (Tapping the bourses: The procedure for filing for an IPO with SME exchanges) we discussed the listing requirements for SMEs on the SME Exchanges and also highlighted the importance of ...