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Business Law Update - Winter 2017
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • China, USA
  • January 9 2017

Several years after acquiring Company X, your company is sued based on successor liability for alleged fraudulent activity committed by Company X


Belgium Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • January 5 2017

Since June an audit engagement for listed companies, banks, insurers and settlements institutions is limited to 10 years, extendable to 20 years if


France - Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • European Union, France, Global
  • January 5 2017

The long awaited reform of French contract law has now happened. Although it consists for a large part in the codification of existing case law, the


United Arab Emirates Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Middle East, United Arab Emirates
  • January 5 2017

In 2016, we saw a range of measures introduced under the Commercial Companies Law 2015 (Federal Law No.2 of 2015). The Cabinet extended the


Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to


Corporate News - January 2017
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 4 2017

The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the government's response to its consultation paper seeking views on


Proxy Access Reaches the Tipping Point: Adopted by Just Over 50 (251) of S&P 500 Companies as of December 31, 2016
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

In late December 2016, proxy access reached the tipping point in terms of adoption by large companies just over 50 of S&P 500 companies have now


Doing Business in Canada, An Introduction to the Legal Aspects of Investing and Establishing a Business in Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2016

This guide provides a practical overview of Canada's legal landscape to international businesses looking to establish operations in Canada or


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


Guide to Doing Business in Brazil
  • Mayer Brown - Tauil & Chequer
  • Brazil
  • November 24 2016

The Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest country in South America and the world's fifth largest country, both by land mass (almost 8.6 million