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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


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


International sales contracts: new Incoterms in effect January 1, 2011
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Global
  • November 24 2010

Export transactions generally involve international sales contracts, whose clarity of terms is crucial to avoiding disputes between parties


Global CSR monitor - IFC Environmental & Social Performance Standards
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Global
  • November 26 2010

The International Finance Corporation Environmental & Social Performance Standards ("IFC Standards") has become the global benchmark for corporate social responsibility ("CSR") in project financing


OECD Good Practice Guidance on internal controls, ethics and compliance
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • May 10 2010

The OECD published its (non legally binding) 'Good Practice Guidance' addressed to companies for creating and ensuring the effectiveness of internal controls, ethics and compliance programmes or measures for preventing and detecting the bribery of foreign public officials in their international business transactions, and to business organisations and professional associations, which play an essential role in assisting companies in these efforts


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


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


Principles for enhancing corporate governance - consultative document
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • March 22 2010

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (the Committee) has published for consultation a set of principles for enhancing sound corporate governance practices at banking organisations


Principles for Periodic Disclosure by Listed Entities - final report
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • March 1 2010

The Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a final report entitled Principles for Periodic Disclosure by Listed Entities


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