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Australia corporate update - July 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 1 2014

In May 2014 CAMAC released its highly anticipated report into Crowd Sourced Equity Funding(Report). More commonly known as Crowd Funding, the Report

When activists come knocking

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

The relatively recent rise in shareholder activism has been attracting a lot of attention. Since the global financial crisis, the phenomenon of major

Australia corporate update - May 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 8 2014

The ASX has released the revised third edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, reflecting recent developments in

Corporate officer duties: officers held to have same fiduciary duties as directors, but are more exposed to personal liability for lack of due care

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2009

The Delaware Supreme Court recently expressly held that officers and directors of Delaware corporations owe essentially the same fiduciary duties of care and loyalty to corporations and their stockholders

Establishing a business presence in China

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • August 11 2009

On October 31, 2007, China issued the Industry Catalogues for Guiding Foreign Investment, which has become effective on December 1, 2007 ("2007 Catalogue") and supersede the 2004 catalogue ("2004 Catalogue"

Capital markets practice news round-up corporate finance - issue no. 10

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 16 2013

Welcome to the latest in our series of regular alerts containing a round-up of news from our capital markets practice. Among other things, we bring

Australia corporate update - September 2013

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 9 2013

On 2 August 2013, ASIC lodged initial submissions to the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry, the inquiry referred to the Senate on 20 June

UK Corporate Governance update - issue 82014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 1 2014

The FRC has published a revised version of the UK Corporate Governance Code which will apply to accounting periods beginning on or after 1 October

Delaware court criticizes board for selling public company at 45-percent premium

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2008

A recent case from the Delaware Chancery Court (Ryan v. Lyondell Chemical Company, unpublished opinion Del.Ch. C.A. No. 3176-VCN, July 29, 2008) holds that even when a company secures a premium price in a sale, directors can be liable if they were not actively involved in the process

Companies Act 2006: financial assistance: the long-awaited relaxation of the rules for private companies comes into effect on 1 October 2008

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 30 2008

A number of provisions of the Companies Act 2006 (the 2006 Act) are now in force