Corporate & Governance


1 to 10 of 1823
  • Changes to the Transparency, Market Abuse and Prospectus Rules in Ireland


    Submitted: 29 August 2019

    We summarise the background and the key obligations set out in the Central Bank’s new IMC Rules.

  • Parent Company Liability - When does parental control become too much?


    Submitted: 29 August 2019

    UK-headquartered multinational companies face the increased risk that non-UK claimants may be able to bring claims against them in the English courts for the overseas acts of their non-UK subsidiaries. There is an increasing trend for these claims, particularly in relation to environmental and human rights issues.

  • Legal update for Corporates


    Event date: 26 September 2019

    ​Join us at our legal update for in-house counsel and corporate treasury / finance professionals this September. Throughout the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to attend multiple sessions on a broad range of hot legal topics that are relevant for corporates.

  • Is the German transparency register becoming more transparent?


    Submitted: 27 August 2019

    Until 10 January 2020, the member states of the European Union must implement the fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (RL EU 2018/843) (5. AMLD). Its declared intention is the increase of transparency of financial transactions, of corporate and other legal entities (including trusts), to more effectively prevent terrorist financing and money laundering.

  • Brexit: the implications for M&A and corporate


    Last Reviewed: 20 August 2019 / Submitted: 28 November 2018

    ​An overview of the possible mergers & acquisitions and general corporate implications of an exit by the UK from the EU.

  • Änderung der Finanzanlagenvermittlungsverordnung - Strengere Anforderungen an Finanzanlagenvermittler und Honorar-Finanzanlagenberater


    Submitted: 16 August 2019

    Das Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie („BMWi“) hat am 7. November 2018 einen Referentenentwurf zur Änderung der Finanzanlagenvermittlungsverordnung („FinVermV-E“) veröffentlicht. Nach der Konsultationsphase veröffentlichte das BMWi am 22. Juli 2019 eine überarbeitete Fassung der FinVermV-E, die dem Bundesrat zur Beschlussfassung am 20. September 2019 zugeleitet wurde.

  • The chickens come home to roost: director personally liable for procuring a breach of contract


    Submitted: 02 August 2019

    A recent case has decided that a director and company secretary were personally liable (jointly and severally) to people their company had employed in conditions of modern slavery.

  • Luxembourg’s SRD II implementation: long-term engagement, reinforced rights and greater transparency.


    Submitted: 31 July 2019

    On 10 July 2019, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted the bill of law 7402 (the New Law), transposing into Luxembourg domestic law the provisions of Directive (EU) 2017/828 (the SRD II), which amends the earlier Directive 2007/36/EC (the SRD I), to encourage long-term shareholder engagement in listed companies, ensure greater transparency of asset managers, institutional investors and proxy advisors. The New Law brings SRD II provisions into the Luxembourg law of 24 May 2011 on the exercise of rights of shareholders in listed companies (the Amended Shareholders’ Rights Law).

  • Legal Headwinds: Asia - Quarterly Report - Q3 2019 Restricted access


    Submitted: 30 July 2019

    The Q3 2019 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to financial institutions and asset managers operating in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • FAQs for Senior Managers: how to evidence reasonable steps Restricted access


    Submitted: 26 July 2019

    Download the slides and watch our recent webinar on demand. The final call in our SMCR implementation series focuses on FAQs for Senior Managers including how to evidence reasonable steps.

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