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Do Corporations have Duties to those Affected by their Subsidiaries’ Operations Overseas?
  • Volterra Fietta
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • August 9 2017

On 26 January 2017, the High Court of England and Wales dismissed claims brought by Nigerian claimants against UK-registered Royal Dutch Shell Plc


New corporate criminal liability in the UK for “failure to prevent” tax evasion and other economic crimes: How will it affect Canadian businesses?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 2 2017

The accountability of corporate entities for financial wrongdoing is a hot topic for the UK Government right now, particularly in the wake of a


Bennett Jones Spring 2017 Economic Outlook
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 1 2017

In our Fall 2016 Economic Outlook, we set out at some length our analysis of the main factors which have contributed to the low "new normal" growth


What are my options if the other party is not honouring our contract
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • April 4 2017

When a party to a contract indicates it will not perform the contractual terms, that party has committed an anticipatory repudiation of a contract. In


On-demand seminar: Going International U.K.
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2017

For any business, staying local but going global presents a number of challenges and opportunities. In this series, Gowling WLG lawyers from around


English Court of Appeal Rejects the “Organizing Principle of Good Faith”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew - on which this blog has commented - marked a sea change in Canadian contract law. In


Can the G7 really protect the financial world from cybercrime?
  • Gardere
  • Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 13 2016

Reuters reported that the Group of Seven (G7) industrial powers (Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the US) “agreed on guidelines for


Message aux Canadiens ayant la propriété ou le contrôle de filiales au Royaume-Uni : le gouvernement britannique met en œuvre un registre des PSC
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 22 2016

Le gouvernement britannique a récemment adopté des modifications à la loi intitulée Companies Act 2006, qui exige que les sociétés non cotées du


Attention All Canadians Who Own, Control U.K. Subsidiaries: U.K. Government Implements PSC Register
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 22 2016

The U.K. Government recently enacted amendments to the U.K. Companies Act 2006, which requires non-listed U.K. Companies and limited liability


Clients & Friends Newsletter - April 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, China, Denmark, European Union, Israel, OECD, Romania, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada
  • April 30 2016

On December 17, 2015, the Argentine Central Bank issued Communication “A” 5850 which lifts several exchange control restrictions and allows