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|Connecticut's Passage of Its Benefit Corporations and Social Enterprise Statute|
Andrew C. Glassman; Pullman & Comley, LLC;
August 21, 2014Over the last few years, the phenomenon of corporations existing for the purpose of accomplishing a social good rather than only for maximizing profits for shareholders has taken root.
|SEC FCPA Settlement Sends Wake-Up Call to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses|
Mayling C. Blanco, Ariel S. Glasner, Carlos F. Ortiz, Shawn M. Wright; Blank Rome LLP;
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 2014On July 28, 2014, Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (“Smith & Wesson”), the firearms manufacturer based in Springfield, Massachusetts, agreed to resolve charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...
|Charity VAT Newsflash - Direct Mail VAT Bombshell|
Withers Bergman LLP;
August 20, 2014, previously published on August 15, 2014The Direct Marketing Association (‘DMA’) tells us that it has received a letter from HMRC in response to its query concerning the VAT treatment of supplies by direct mailing fulfilment houses ('fulfilment houses') to clients such as charities and financial service providers. This has...
|Political Campaign Activity and Tax-Exempt Organizations|
Patricia B. Carlson, Richard L. Lieberman; Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.;
August 20, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014 Churches and other tax-exempt organizations (TEOs) described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) may not understand that the Code absolutely prohibits them from participating in or intervening in political campaigns for or against any candidate for public office....
|CSA Announces Results of Continuous Disclosure Review for Fiscal 2014|
Jacques Du Plessis, Steven Robertson; Goodmans LLP - Vancouver;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently published the results of their annual Continuous Disclosure Review Program for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. The CSA completed 770 issue-oriented reviews and 221 full reviews, as a result of which 76% of the reporting issuers reviewed...
|Sino-Forest CFO's Settlement Agreement Highlights Standards of Executive Responsibility|
Shazia Banduk, Jonathan Feldman, Neill May; Goodmans LLP - Toronto;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014The settlement agreement recently entered into between Staff of the OSC and David Horsley, former CFO of Sino-Forest Corporation, provides meaningful guidance on the responsibilities of senior executives, particularly those serving for issuers with overseas business operations.
|The Majority Shareholder Falls Out of Control|
Ágnes Bejó; Jalsovszky Law Firm;
August 18, 2014The corporate law is based on the “majority principle”: the majority shareholder can control the decisions at the shareholders’ meeting. While the old Companies Act already contained certain exceptions to this principle the new Civil Code broadens the scope of the exceptions. The...
|EU Commission Publishes Merger Regulation White Paper on Minority Shareholdings|
Simon Harms, Hans Urlus, Emilie van Hasselt; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014In the United States, merger control rules require notifications to be submitted to the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice in respect of certain acquisitions of non-controlling minority shareholdings.
|Persönliche Haftung von Directors und Officers einer U.S.-Corporation|
Steven H. Thal, Florian von Eyb; Phillips Nizer LLP;
August 18, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014Personal Liability of Directors and Officers of a U.S. Corporation (Summer 2014) - Are directors and officers of a U.S. corporation personally liable for corporate liabilities? Generally not, but there are exceptions to every rule and nobody is prevented from suing directors or officers anyway. In...
|Law N° 20,659: Simplifies the Statute for Incorporating, Amending and Dissolving Commercial Companies|
Cristián Eyzaguirre, Arturo Poblete, Jorge Ugarte; Carey;
August 15, 2014Last May 2nd, the new law N° 20,659 entered into force, also known as the "Express Companies Act", which permits the incorporation of a company and its registration for a tax ID number in just one day. This new simplified system for the incorporation and modification of commercial...