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Germany's draft bill on combating late payment in commercial transactions: potential consequences for businesses on both the legal and operational level

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Germany
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  • April 17 2014

On April 1, 2014, the German cabinet (Bundeskabinett) agreed upon a draft bill on combating late payment in commercial transactions in order to

The new group actions law in France a cause for concern for companies?

  • White & Case LLP
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  • France
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  • April 17 2014

The French law on consumer rights, also referred to as the "Hamon law" ("loi Hamon"), was enacted on 17 March 2014. The introduction of group actions

This proposed amendment to DGCL Section 141(f) is a curate’s egg

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 16 2014

In AGR Halifax Fund, Inc. v. Fiscina, 743 A.2d 1188 (1999), the Delaware Court of Chancery was asked to decide whether a consent given by persons

PCAOB Issues 2012 Crowe Horwath inspection report

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

On March 12, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board released the public portions (Part I) of its report on the 2012 inspection of Crowe

Study links audit fee pressure in risky audits to restatements

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

As discussed in the March, 2014 Update, SEC Chief Accountant Paul Beswick has criticized audit committee "fee hunting" - the process of attempting to

PWC and BDO predict shareholders meeting questions related to financial reporting

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

Two major accounting firms have issued publications that seek to anticipate questions that shareholders are likely to raise at 2014 annual meetings

PCAOB member sees an internal control perfect storm

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

As noted in the January, 2014 and NovemberDecember, 2013 Updates, recent PCAOB inspection reports have focused heavily on the audit of internal

SEC brings enforcement actions against two audit committee chairs

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

During March, the SEC brought enforcement actions against the audit committee chairs of two public companies -- AgFeed Industries and L&L Energy. Both

An overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

Fifty-two percent of major companies are currently engaged in class action litigation. This percentage has remained fairly consistent since 2011. On

Credit hire and impecuniosity clarity from the Court of Appeal

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 15 2014

Insurers will be pleased to see the Court of Appeal taking a logical approach to interpretation of an order effectively debarring a claimant from