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Directors’ duties in M&A
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Global
  • June 3 2015

Directors have clear duties when acting for the corporation, particularly when choosing whether to engage in M&A. Below is a brief summary of what


Compliance - ten common myths
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • March 10 2015

Jason Hungerford and Andrew Reeves explore some of the myths they encounter in advising on compliance issues. This article was originally published


Global corporate governance standards for banks Australian perspectives
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Global, Australia
  • July 24 2015

On 8 July the Basel Committee (BIS) issued a paper setting out 13 corporate governance principles for banks. These principles supersede the 2010 BIS


CESR gathers international supervisors to discuss worldwide enforcement of IFRS
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • December 14 2009

The Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) has issued a press release stating that enforcers of IFRS from 33 countries, representatives from the International Accounting Standards Board and auditors met for the first time at CESR’s offices in Paris on 3 and 4 December 2009 to discuss enforcement of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and enforcement decisions taken around the world


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


Global regulation and investigations challenges ahead in 2015
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Africa, Asia-Pacific, Canada, European Union, Global, Middle East, USA
  • March 2 2015

Regulation and investigations remain among the primary concerns of businesses. In this briefing, we provide an overview of some of the key global and


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


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


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