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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


Decision-making and institutional investors: prevalent factors and key market distinctions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • December 15 2014

According to the recently published Global Institutional Investors Insight survey, shareholder activism is on the rise. The survey, which canvassed


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


IOSCO consults on auditor transparency, communication and ownership structures
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Global
  • September 24 2009

Concerns over the transparency of audit firms and the relationship between transparency and the quality of audits and the availability and delivery of audit services, the adequacy of the standard audit report, and the impact of audit firm ownership structure on concentration in the market for auditing large issuers have prompted the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to expand the scope of its work to include a number of audit service-related issues