On April 28, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released its long-awaited Consultation Paper 33-404: Proposals to Enhance the Obligations of Advisers, Dealers and Representatives Toward Their Clients.
April 29, 2016
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How can a Company with an IPO value of a billion dollars file for insolvency a mere seven months later? The financial collapse of global oil trader OW Bunker group will result in the re-writing of risk management manuals. It also poses some wider questions for D&O insurers, directors and regulators.
April 28, 2016
The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in CIBC v Green was heralded by many defendants as raising the bar for obtaining leave to commence an action under Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act.
ASX to raise the bar for getting listed
Yesterday, Congress broke new ground in federal law, passing the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016. Once it receives the expected signature from the President, the DTSA will create a federal private cause of action for misappropriation of trade secrets. Although the new law has much in common with the well-known Uniform Trade Secrets Act and similar state laws, there are some important differences, the most significant being the availability of ex parte seizure orders. Employers will need to update any policies, handbooks, or employment agreements to provide notice of a...
In this edition of Insurance focus Tyler Dillard in our London office considers the revolution of the sharing economy and reflects on how insurers have an opportunity to benefit from this growing market.
It’s not a fad. It’s an unstoppable and sustainable force. Now generating around US$15 billion in global annual revenue according to a recent PwC report, the ubiquitous sharing economy has experienced explosive expansion in the wake of the financial crisis and revolutionised a number of industries, with no indication of decelerating in the short or long term.
Since 1992 certain arrangements between insurers that might otherwise restrict competition in the internal market have been declared to fall within an industry-wide exemption that enables limited cooperation to take place.
In early 2015, the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) launched a thematic investigation into integrity risk analyses (integriteitsrisicoanalyses) in the Dutch financial sector.
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