Search Results (12306)
Documents on Corporate Law
Show: results per page
|Review of Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act - How It May Affect Non-Profit Organizations|
Alicia McKinley; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
June 23, 2016, previously published on June 8, 2016Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act1 ("PIPA") is currently undergoing review and the Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future is expected to recommend amendments to the Alberta legislature in the next year. In a February 2016 submission to the Standing Committee on...
|Are You In Compliance With The AODA?|
Stephanie Young; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 8, 2016The latest phase of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the "AODA") compliance came into effect on January 1, 2016. Private and not-for-profit organizations and small and large public organizations must now comply with requirements under the Integrated Accessibility...
|Think Before You Write - The Importance Of A Well-Drafted Discipline Letter|
Clifford J. Hart; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 8, 2016There are different schools of thought as to the amount of detail that should be contained in a discipline/discharge letter. On the one hand, there is the "less is more" approach: briefly refer to the facts, the nature of the breach (i.e. the CBA, rules/regulations/policies), and the...
|Registration Requirements Under The New British Columbia Societies Act For Extraprovincial Non-Share Corporations|
Tamara G. Wong; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 8, 2016Under the new British Columbia Societies Act (the "New Act"), which is set to come into force on November 28, 2016, a non-share corporation registered outside of British Columbia that conducts activities in British Columbia (an "Extraprovincial Non-Share Corporation") must...
|TSX Proposes Mandated Website and Updated Equity Compensation Plan Disclosure Requirements|
Juliamai L. Giffen, Matthew R. Olson, William S. Osler, Elyse P. van Spronsen; Bennett Jones LLP;
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 9, 2016The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has published for comment proposed amendments to the TSX Company Manual (Manual). If adopted, the amendments would, among other things, introduce mandated website disclosure for all TSX listed issuers (Part IV Amendments), and amend the current disclosure...
|Ontario Encourages Gender Diversity Targets for Boards|
Harinder S. Basra, Juliamai L. Giffen, Adrienne Moore, William S. Osler; Bennett Jones LLP;
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 10, 2016The Ontario Government has announced a target that women comprise at least 40 percent of appointments to provincial boards and agencies by 2019 and is encouraging businesses to set gender diversity targets for their boards of directors.
|Raffles, Lotteries and Merchant Give-Aways Under the Louisiana Gaming Laws|
Thomas M. Benjamin; Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.;
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 2016A question that often comes up is whether a merchant may conduct a raffle or lottery as a way to increase business or raise money for a charity. Examples of questions typically raised are:
|WCO Technical Committee on Customs Valuation Sanctions Use of Transfer Pricing Studies|
Darrel H. Pearson; Bennett Jones LLP;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 9, 2016To support the use of transfer pricing studies as an aid in establishing that prices paid or payable are not influenced by the relationship between vendor and purchaser, the World Customs Organization (WCO) has sought for many years to reconcile differences between transfer prices for tax purposes...
|Wake up Call for Charities - The Common Reporting Standard is Here|
Alana Petraske; Withers Bergman LLP;
June 14, 2016, previously published on May 12, 2016Although the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) catches charities in its due diligence and reporting net, its potentially onerous impact remains largely unrecognised by the charities sector. As the first reporting year runs into its sixth month, we've been working with sector bodies and HMRC on...
|View from London: The PSC Register|
Fiona Adams; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
June 14, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016As of April 6, 2016, UK companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) are now required to hold and maintain a register of people with significant control (the PSC Register). The PSC Register is primarily aimed at identifying and listing individuals with significant control over a UK company...