Earlier this month, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and Nigeria’s Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) announced the launch of a Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) that will rank NSE-listed companies based on their corporate governance practices and anti-corruption policies.
President Obama announced today that he will address the nation on Thursday evening, November 20, 2014, to announce the executive actions he will be taking on immigration reform. A follow up speech is scheduled for Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada, to provide additional details regarding his plan.
Many of our clients that went into China years ago to have their products made there are now interested in selling those same products within China.
Honesty Isn’t Just the Best Policy, It’s (now) the Law, Canada’s Supreme Court Rules with Respect to Contract Performance
In its unanimous decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, released on November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that there is a common law duty to act honestly in the performance of contractual obligations.
After taking a break this past proxy season, “golden leash” arrangements are back in the spotlight. A few days ago, Third Point LLC proposed so-called “golden leash” arrangements for their two nominees to the board of Dow Chemical Co.
The Bank of England (BoE) has published a speech given by Mark Carney (Governor of the BoE) entitled The future of financial reform.
In a recent SCA judgment the principle that parties consenting to arbitration should have their dispute heard in arbitration and that the courts should refrain from interfering in same was reaffirmed.