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Think Your Employees' Equity Compensation Isn't Taxable in a Spinoff? Think Outside the US
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

Traditionally, US companies focused their attention on the tax treatment of US shareholders and employees holding equity compensation awards in


United States: Third Circuit Court of Appeals Clarifying When Debtor Is Excused From WARN Act Notice Requirements Under “Unforeseen Business Circumstances” Exception
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a significant decision on August 4, 2017, Varela v. AE Liquidation, Inc. (In re AE Liquidation, Inc


Transition of Family Business Ownership and Management
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • August 15 2017

For family business owners, transitioning the family business evokes big questions; Should this be done during my lifetime or on my death? Is there a


Premium listings for sovereign controlled companies
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • August 14 2017

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consultation paper on 13 July 2017 proposing the introduction of a new premium listing category


Requisitioned meeting breaks deadlock
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

A deadlocked board of directors, talk of a “public flogging”, and a court reluctant to intervene. The case of Goldstein v. McGrath is a colourful


Do I Hear an Eco? OSC Approach to Share Issuances in Proxy Fight Echoes the Approach in Take-overs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

On June 16, 2017, the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") released its Reasons for Decision in the Re Eco Oro Minerals Corp. case (the "Decision"


Upper Tribunal upholds Charles Palmer ban and fine
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2017

Charles Palmer (“Mr Palmer”) was the CEO and majority shareholder of Standard Financial Group Limited and a directorde facto CEO of the


Corporate Law Update (5 - 11 August)
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2017

This week we look at a couple of cases on what constitutes a proper purpose when requesting to inspect a company's register of members, and whether a


Growing Concerns with Proposed Amendments Affecting Private Businesses and their Shareholders
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

On July 18, 2017, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau announced sweeping changes to the way private businesses and their shareholders are taxed. The


Gearing up for equity crowd-funding
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • August 10 2017

Since our last update, proposed crowd-funding legislation has been passed, creating a new regulatory regime for public companies to obtain