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Australia corporate update

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2014

New Guidance Note 33 -Removal of entities from the official list, which deals with when and how ASX may delist an entity, commenced on 1 January 2014

When activists come knocking

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • 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

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
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 30 2008

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

Australia corporate update - July 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • 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

UK Corporate Governance update - issue 82014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
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  • 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

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
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  • 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

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

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • 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A recent case from the Delaware Chancery Court (Ryan v. Lyondell Chemical Company, unpublished opinion Del.Ch.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

Do investment bankers have fiduciary duties? It depends

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2008

Almost anyone who reviews an underwriting agreement or engagement letter with a major investment banking firm for the first time stands back in awe

Capital markets practice news round-up corporate finance - 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2014

On 5 March 2014 the Financial Reporting Council (‘FRC’) announced that it has appointed a Director of Corporate Governance. The appointee, David

Lyondell: a victory for corporate directors in the Delaware Supreme Court

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2009

A recent decision by the Delaware Supreme Court in Lyondell Chemical Co. v. Ryan made several important clarifications about the nature of the fiduciary duties that corporate directors owe in connection with the sale of Delaware corporations