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Q1 2016 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

The following is our summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during the first quarter of 2016 of interest to Canadian companies


The HSR Act’s “Investment” Exemption - Strategic Considerations in Light of Recent Enforcement
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

On April 4, 2016 the Department of Justice (DOJ) sued ValueAct Capital (ValueAct), an "activist" investment fund, for violation of the


SEBI’s Bright Line Tests for ‘Control’ - An Analysis
  • Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
  • India
  • April 26 2016

The idea of corporate control has been subject to a longstanding debate in India and elsewhere. A fluid concept such as ‘control’ is a term of wide


Court declares ‘zombie company’ structure contravenes a director’s duty of good faith
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • April 4 2016

A new investment proposal promoted as "Do you know how to buy Australian property, no money down?" was always destined to attract attention from the


Australian Investment Funds Update - April 2016
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • April 5 2016

Fund managers offering investments in trusts with “managed investment trust” status (MITs) and investors seeking to invest in these structures should


Who 'owns' a bribe - the recipient or victim?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2011

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in Sinclair Investments (UK) Limited v Versailles Trading Finance Limited & Others (2011 EWCA Civ 347), firmly dismissing the appeal - and the defendants' cross appeal - from the judgment of Mr Justice Lewison of 30 June 2011


Corporate Advisory Update - April 2016
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

The State Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (NSW) (Bill) was introduced into the New South Wales Parliament on 22 March 2016. The Bill amends


UK class action market heating up in 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

The next 12 to 18 months is likely to be a turning point in the UK class action market driven by some key trends and developments: litigation funding


Financial services update Vol. 10, Issue 9
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • March 9 2015

I recently had the opportunity to invest in individual shortterm real estate loans. Having devoted my current liquidity to a real estate


Reconsidering NDAs in light of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Co.
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2012

On May 4, 2012, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that Martin Marietta Materials had violated a pair of confidentiality agreements with Vulcan Materials and issued a 4-month temporary injunction suspending Martin Marietta’s hostile exchange offer for Vulcan and related proxy contest