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Canada’s June Annual Inflation Rises on Housing Costs

consumer-price index in June rose 1.5 percent from a year earlier, Statistics Canada said Friday, matching the ... index in June rose 1.5 percent from a year earlier, Statistics Canada said Friday, matching the previous ...

Daily Headline - abi_admin - 07/22/2016 - 12:19 - 0 comments

As Rates Sink Around the World, Housing Bubbles Rise

Low interest rates around the world are fueling a familiar threat of housing bubbles, and central bankers in a number of key economies feel powerless to stop them, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The problem is being acutely felt in Canada, w ...

Daily Headline - abi_admin - 07/21/2016 - 12:38 - 0 comments

IFRS Breaking News - May-June 2016

New revenue standard – Rising to the implementation challenge The past two years have seen companies wrestle with implementation issues arising from the new revenue standard. During that period, we’ve gained extensive insight and hands-on exper ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 07/14/2016 - 15:55 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Global Trade Slowdown Worse Than Thought

The slowdown in world trade has been much worse than previously reported, with global trade volumes plateauing over the past 18 months amid a rise in protectionism, according to a new report, the Financial Times reported. The analysis illustrates why ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/13/2016 - 23:01 - 0 comments

Steelworkers Demand Inquiry Into U.S. Steel Canada's Creditor Protection

Incensed Hamilton steelworkers are calling for a public inquiry into U.S. Steel Canada's bankruptcy protection process, CBC.ca reported. This is the latest move in a long fight the union has spearheaded while U.S. Steel Canada searches for a buyer. ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/12/2016 - 23:43 - 0 comments

Alert: PROMESA becomes law – all businesses in Puerto Rico will be affected by this rescue package – key points (Attorney Advertising)

JULY 5, 2016 PROMESA BECOMES LAW: ALL BUSINESSES IN PUERTO RICO WILL BE AFFECTED – KEY POINTS ABOUT THIS SWEEPING RESCUE PACKAGE Read more. (United States) bankruptcy,insolvency,headlines,articles,legislatives,debt,resources,insol,United States ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 07/12/2016 - 10:16 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Lehman Bankruptcy Court Holds Provisions in Lehman CDOs Setting Payment Priority Are Enforceable and Protected by Safe Harbor

Lehman Bankruptcy Court Holds Provisions in Lehman CDOs Setting Payment Priority Are Enforceable and Protected by Safe Harbor Last week, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York held in Lehman Brothers Special Financing Inc. v. ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 07/12/2016 - 10:15 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Alert: IRS Proposed Regulations Clarify Section 409A Deferred Compensation Issues

IRS Proposed Regulations Clarify Section 409A Deferred Compensation Issues On June 21, 2016, the IRS proposed clarifying regulations under Section 409A on which taxpayers may immediately rely. Read more. (United States) bankruptcy,in ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 07/12/2016 - 10:14 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Alert: On Your MARks: New EU Market Abuse Regime Now in Force

On Your MARks: New EU Market Abuse Regime Now in Force Overview From 3 July 2016, the EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) has direct effect across the EU, replacing the EU Market Abuse Directive (MAD). Pending the UK’s exit from the EU (and depend ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 07/12/2016 - 10:11 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Conyers Dill & Pearman - Alert - Bermuda Introduces LLC Legislation Based on Delaware Statute

Bermuda Introduces LLC Legislation Based on Delaware Statute The Bermuda Government today tabled limited liability company (“LLC”) legislation closely modeled on the Delaware equivalent. LLCs are a hybrid entity combining corporate and partnership ch ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 07/12/2016 - 10:10 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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