Results for United States
- Squaring the Circle? The Arbitrability of Shareholder Claims for Just and Equitable Winding Up
The BVI Commercial Court, consistent with its reputation as a world-class centre of dispute resolution, has long shown itself to be arbitration-friendly. That reputation stands only to be enhanced following the appointment of Barry Leon, well known as an ...
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- International arbitration report - October 2015
In this issue we discuss the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU, which is being negotiated during a period of increased debate about the merits of investment treaty dispute settlement mechanisms. Our interview is with Li ...
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- Bermuda Insurance Update Q3
In Q3 2015, we saw continuation of the strong industry trends that the Bermuda insurance market has been driving in recent years. The ILS market remains robust, with US$3.725 billion in new cat bond issuances in the first half of the year alone – a recor ...
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- Impact of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development’s Common Reporting Standards on Cayman Islands Entities
On 16 June 2015, the Department of International Tax Cooperation of the Cayman Islands (the “DITC”) announced that it would be implementing the CRS into domestic law. The draft Tax Information Authority (International Tax Compliance) (Common Reporting St ...
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- Federal Trade Commission Loses Motion to Enjoin Steris-Synergy Merger Based on Lack of Evidence of Future Competition
On September 24, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio denied the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) motion for a preliminary injunction to prevent the merger of Steris Corporation and Synergy Health plc, two providers of steril ...
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- IRS Makes Important Changes to Ruling Policy for Spinoffs
n the wake of Yahoo Inc.’s announcement that the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) has declined to issue a private letter ruling with respect to its widely publicized spinoff of its small business unit (which included Yahoo’s remaining portfolio posit ...
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- Outsourcing for Regulated Entities: CIMA Guidance
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) has recently released a Statement of Guidance (“SOG”) on Outsourcing for all regulated entities (excluding regulated mutual funds, excluded persons under the Securities Investment Business Law (Revised) (“SI ...
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- Cayman Islands Companies Law - imminent changes to the requirements for filing of the Register of Directors and Officers and waiver period
Every Cayman Islands company is required to keep at its registered office a register containing the names and addresses of its directors, including alternate directors and officers (the “Register”). Further, a Cayman Islands company is required to notify ...
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- Cayman Court considers principles to be applied for “fair value” appraisal of merger dissenting shareholders
On 28th August 2015 the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands finally had the opportunity to give judgment in an appraisal action brought by dissenting shareholders in a statutory merger transaction under Part XVI of the Companies Law. Although there is noth ...
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- Expect the Unexpected – Foreign Antitakeover Regimes
The confluence of a number of overlapping factors – including an uptick in global and cross-border M&A activity, a resurgence in unsolicited takeover offers, the continued flow of tax inversion transactions, and the growth of activism in non-U.S. mar ...
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