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Global trends in franchise regulation - recent developments
  • Sotos LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • May 2 2016

We have recently witnessed some major changes to franchise legislation in both California and Australia. Developments in these jurisdictions are of

The Financial Report April 21, 2016 - News from the Americas
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 21 2016

Although they are more aware of risks to their portfolios, investors continue to be slow to act on climate change. Reuters reported that several fund

U.S. DOJ Announces Pilot Project For Self-Reporting Foreign Corruption ViolationsWill Canada Follow Suit?
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 15 2016

On April 5, 2016, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit of the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Criminal Division announced a one-year

The State of Crowdfunding in the Cannabis Industry
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 12 2016

On March 2, Ascenta Finance Corp., a licensed exempt market dealer, and KoreConX Corp., a company that specializes in crowdfunding, launched Bay

Major U.S. anti-inversion regulations impact Canadian companies both in and out of the inversion sandbox
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 11 2016

On Monday April 4, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department released a comprehensive set of temporary regulations that are designed to stop the flow of

Softwood Lumber, Construction and Building Products Companies in Limbo as U.S. and Canada Attempt to Resolve New Softwood Lumber Dispute
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • Canada, USA
  • March 16 2016

Softwood lumber producers, remanufacturers, construction, building products companies, importers and shippers are waiting to see whether the United

ICD director-shareholder engagement guidance released
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 14 2016

On March 8, 2016, the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) released its guidance on director-shareholder engagement in response to demands from

Coming to Canada: Corporate disputes and litigation-related bylaws
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, USA
  • March 8 2016

Canadian companies are beginning to adopt US-style tactics in an effort to reduce the often significant risk and costs of corporate litigation. More

Dentons' pick of global regulatory trends to watch in 2016
  • Dentons
  • Canada, China, European Union, USA
  • February 9 2016

The Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to investigate and seek criminal charges against worldwide cartels. This enforcement activity will remain

Glass Lewis Opens Registration for Issuer Data Report Requests, including expanding access to certain companies in Canada and Europe
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 8 2016

U.S. companies listed on the NASDAQ and NYSE, as well as certain listed companies in Canada and Europe, with annual shareholder meetings scheduled