Corporate Governance

The Netherlands: Highlights of the Dutch Climate Agreement

0
On 28 June 2019, the Dutch government presented the new climate agreement (Klimaatakkoord). It contains a set of measures drawn up in consultation with...

South Africa: Redesigning Legal Services in Africa

0
Investors in Africa face an increasingly complex business environment, with numerous geopolitical and economic risks to consider, as well as having to comply with...

Switzerland: Abolition of Bearer Shares and Criminal Sanctions for Board Members and Shareholders

0
In a nutshell:Issuance of bearer shares not permissible anymore after 1 January 2020. Automatic conversion of existing bearer shares into registered shares on...

Philippines: SEC Releases Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

0
On 15 February 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released the Memorandum Circular No. 4, Series of 2019 on the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines...

South Africa: Everyone’s cup of COFI? A Discussion on the Conduct of Financial...

0
A brief outline of the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill, its effect on the financial industry and implications for consumers.It is fair to say...

Seven Things to Consider When Transacting in Africa

0
Ahead of the Baker McKenzie African Transactional Summit taking place in Johannesburg in May 2019, Baker McKenzie lawyers based in Africa, alongside the Firm’s global...

Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore Consults on Proposed Payment Services Regulations

0
On 10 April 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a consultation paper on the Proposed Payment Services Regulations (Consultation Paper).1 You may...

UK: Corporate Governance Reporting: are you prepared?

0
Listed PLCs' preparations are well underway for compliance with the 2018 Corporate Governance Code (Code). Preparation for compliance with The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018...

More than half of the UK’s very large private companies lack a clear corporate...

0
72% of companies surveyed say that they will have difficulty compiling and verifying the information required to comply, while 32% do not have...

China issues a new consolidated law on foreign investment

0
On March 15, 2019, the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) passed the Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of...
Send this to a friend