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Shareholder activism in M&A: 2014 trends
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • August 11 2014

Buoyed by an improved economic climate and unprecedented success in 2013, shareholder activists are expected to significantly influence the 2014 M&A


Useful tips when challenging legal issues arise
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • September 30 2013

Corporations face many challenges in today's global economy. We present four key issues they face including employment, securing and protecting your


What deal makers are saying: consumer markets M&A continues to outperform other sectors
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • October 14 2015

A recent study published by Mergermarket indicates that on a global basis, consumer markets M&A has outperformed other industry sectors in the past


IOSCO consults on auditor transparency, communication and ownership structures
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • September 24 2009

Concerns over the transparency of audit firms and the relationship between transparency and the quality of audits and the availability and delivery of audit services, the adequacy of the standard audit report, and the impact of audit firm ownership structure on concentration in the market for auditing large issuers have prompted the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to expand the scope of its work to include a number of audit service-related issues


CESR publishes a letter to IASB on revenue recognition in contracts with customers, and a response to an EFRAG comment letter
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • August 6 2009

The Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) has published two letters


Financial institutions in the future - global financial recovery
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • January 15 2010

Our latest survey, conducted during Q4, 2009, shows a distinct change in mood from its predecessor in April 2009 with a new sense of optimism replacing the gloom that pervaded following the financial system’s near collapse


Islamic finance corporate governance briefing
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • February 18 2009

Shareholders increasingly expect companies to adhere to strict standards of corporate governance


The culture problem
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • October 15 2013

Recent discussions on M&A deal activity debate whether mergers and acquisitions fail to meet financial projections or return on shareholder value


Global CSR monitor - new principles on business and human rights endorsed by United Nations
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Global
  • June 27 2011

The United Nations Human Rights Council has endorsed the recommendations of the report of John Ruggie, the Special Representative of the United Nations (“UN”) Secretary-General on human rights and transnational business (United Nations Document AHRC1731) with significant implications for global human rights responsibilities of business


ISO 26000 social responsibility standard: a sneak-peek and legal implications
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Global
  • March 10 2010

The International Standards Organization ("ISO") Social Responsibility Standard 26000 (hereinafter referred to as "ISO 26000") is an attempt to standardize and codify the concept of social responsibility for organizations, including business