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The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403790_text Global Legal Monitor: Switzerland: Referendum Rejects Limits on Executive Pay http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403786_text Constitution; Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403786_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: European Parliament Committee Approves Legislation Requiring Mineral and Oil Companies to Disclose Payments to Governments http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403611_text Corporations; Government ethics and transparency; Mining; Natural resources - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403611_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Imprisonment for Insider Trading http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403582_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 02 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403582_text Global Legal Monitor: Switzerland: Referendum on Executive Pay http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403530_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403530_text Global Legal Monitor: Italy: Law on Start Up Companies and Other Stimulus Measures http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403386_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403386_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: New Law on Franchises http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403388_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403388_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Revision of Law on Private Limited Companies http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403367_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403367_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Delaware Supreme Court Rules That Spanish Law Applies in a Corporate Law Dispute http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403011_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403011_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Measures to Discourage Unreported Business Concentration http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403012_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403012_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Further Reform of Executive Remuneration Laws Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403007_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a On February 21, 2012, the Australian government announced that it would introduce further reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's legal framework related to executive remuneration. In particular, the reforms will include a requirement for listed companies "to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403007_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Microsoft Institutes Antitrust Complaint Against Google http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402621_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a On February 21, 2012, the Australian government announced that it would introduce further reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's legal framework related to executive remuneration. In particular, the reforms will include a requirement for listed companies "to On March 31, 2011, the U.S.-based Microsoft Corporation filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission alleging violation of European Union competition rules by Google, on the ground that Google's "pattern of actions" inhibits competition. Google... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 11 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402621_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya: Parliament Considering Limited Partnership Bill http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402610_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a On February 21, 2012, the Australian government announced that it would introduce further reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's legal framework related to executive remuneration. In particular, the reforms will include a requirement for listed companies "to On March 31, 2011, the U.S.-based Microsoft Corporation filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission alleging violation of European Union competition rules by Google, on the ground that Google's "pattern of actions" inhibits competition. Google It was reported on April 2, 2011, that Kenya's Parliament is considering the Limited Partnership Bill 2010, which seeks to repeal and replace the Limited Partnership Act of 1934. (Peter Kiragu, New Bill to Replace... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 06 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402610_text Global Legal Monitor: Vietnam: Transfer Pricing Regulations Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402014_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a On February 21, 2012, the Australian government announced that it would introduce further reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's legal framework related to executive remuneration. In particular, the reforms will include a requirement for listed companies "to On March 31, 2011, the U.S.-based Microsoft Corporation filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission alleging violation of European Union competition rules by Google, on the ground that Google's "pattern of actions" inhibits competition. Google It was reported on April 2, 2011, that Kenya's Parliament is considering the Limited Partnership Bill 2010, which seeks to repeal and replace the Limited Partnership Act of 1934. (Peter Kiragu, New Bill to Replace Effective June 6, 2010, Vietnam's Ministry of Finance Circular 66/2010/TT-BTC, amending the country's transfer pricing regulation (Circular 117/2005/TT-BTC) will take effect. Application of the new Circular is limited to transactions between enterprises and their related parties;... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 27 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402014_text Global Legal Monitor: South Africa: New Law to Make Company Directors More Accountable http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401100_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a On February 21, 2012, the Australian government announced that it would introduce further reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's legal framework related to executive remuneration. In particular, the reforms will include a requirement for listed companies "to On March 31, 2011, the U.S.-based Microsoft Corporation filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission alleging violation of European Union competition rules by Google, on the ground that Google's "pattern of actions" inhibits competition. Google It was reported on April 2, 2011, that Kenya's Parliament is considering the Limited Partnership Bill 2010, which seeks to repeal and replace the Limited Partnership Act of 1934. (Peter Kiragu, New Bill to Replace Effective June 6, 2010, Vietnam's Ministry of Finance Circular 66/2010/TT-BTC, amending the country's transfer pricing regulation (Circular 117/2005/TT-BTC) will take effect. Application of the new Circular is limited to transactions between enterprises and their related parties; It was reported on March 5, 2009, that a new Companies Act, whose passage is expected next year, will change the scope and procedure for bringing class actions and derivative actions that will empower shareholders and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 11 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401100_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Competition Authority Ordinance http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540814_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a On February 21, 2012, the Australian government announced that it would introduce further reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's legal framework related to executive remuneration. In particular, the reforms will include a requirement for listed companies "to On March 31, 2011, the U.S.-based Microsoft Corporation filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission alleging violation of European Union competition rules by Google, on the ground that Google's "pattern of actions" inhibits competition. Google It was reported on April 2, 2011, that Kenya's Parliament is considering the Limited Partnership Bill 2010, which seeks to repeal and replace the Limited Partnership Act of 1934. (Peter Kiragu, New Bill to Replace Effective June 6, 2010, Vietnam's Ministry of Finance Circular 66/2010/TT-BTC, amending the country's transfer pricing regulation (Circular 117/2005/TT-BTC) will take effect. Application of the new Circular is limited to transactions between enterprises and their related parties; It was reported on March 5, 2009, that a new Companies Act, whose passage is expected next year, will change the scope and procedure for bringing class actions and derivative actions that will empower shareholders and Law 2008-776 on the Modernization of the Economy, which was passed by the French legislature on August 4, 2008, established a new single competition authority, the Autorit; de la concurrence. The creation of the Competition Authority... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540814_text Global Legal Monitor: Samoa: New Companies Act Introduced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540611_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a On February 21, 2012, the Australian government announced that it would introduce further reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's legal framework related to executive remuneration. In particular, the reforms will include a requirement for listed companies "to On March 31, 2011, the U.S.-based Microsoft Corporation filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission alleging violation of European Union competition rules by Google, on the ground that Google's "pattern of actions" inhibits competition. Google It was reported on April 2, 2011, that Kenya's Parliament is considering the Limited Partnership Bill 2010, which seeks to repeal and replace the Limited Partnership Act of 1934. (Peter Kiragu, New Bill to Replace Effective June 6, 2010, Vietnam's Ministry of Finance Circular 66/2010/TT-BTC, amending the country's transfer pricing regulation (Circular 117/2005/TT-BTC) will take effect. Application of the new Circular is limited to transactions between enterprises and their related parties; It was reported on March 5, 2009, that a new Companies Act, whose passage is expected next year, will change the scope and procedure for bringing class actions and derivative actions that will empower shareholders and Law 2008-776 on the Modernization of the Economy, which was passed by the French legislature on August 4, 2008, established a new single competition authority, the Autorit; de la concurrence. The creation of the Competition Authority Samoa has introduced a new company law regime via the implementation of the Companies Act 2001. Commencing from July 2008, the new Act is a simplified version of New Zealand's Companies Act, 1993. It clarifies the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540611_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Statute on Development of Biotech, New Pharmaceutical Enterprises http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540134_text Corporations - The Finnish government presented draft legislation to Finland's parliament, the Eduskunta, on December 5, 2013, concerning the establishment of a public register on tax debts of enterprises. (Laura Pakarinen, Finland: Government Proposes Public Tax Debt On November 24, 2012, the Swiss people voted on a popular initiative that would have amended the Swiss Constitution by adding a new article 110a to limit executive pay to 12 times the pay of the The Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has endorsed draft legislation that requires companies involved in gas, oil, and mineral extraction as well as logging, to provide full disclosure of payments made to national governments. Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected appeals of the sentences of three employees of an Israeli public company that trades its shares at the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. The employees were convicted of insider trading, having acquired On Sunday, March 3, 2013, the Swiss people voted for a popular initiative to limit executive pay. Voter participation was over 45%, and 68% of those voting supported the measure. (Volksabstimmung vom 3. Regulation No. 179 of October 18, 2012, on Further Urgent Measures for the Country's Growth, was published in Italy's Official Gazette No. 245, of October 19, 2012, On October 30, 2012, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation on franchised businesses in the country. The regulation limits the number of company-owned stores in The private limited company (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid, or B.V.), which is similar to the American limited liability company, "is the most frequently used legal entity in the The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the law of Spain, rather than that of Delaware, applied in a case where a plaintiff corporation brought a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of a Delaware subsidiary of Mergers and acquisitions in China are subject to regulations on business concentration. Under the Chinese anti-monopoly regime, a "business concentration" means a business transaction involving (1) merger with another business; (2) acquisition of control over a On February 21, 2012, the Australian government announced that it would introduce further reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's legal framework related to executive remuneration. In particular, the reforms will include a requirement for listed companies "to On March 31, 2011, the U.S.-based Microsoft Corporation filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission alleging violation of European Union competition rules by Google, on the ground that Google's "pattern of actions" inhibits competition. Google It was reported on April 2, 2011, that Kenya's Parliament is considering the Limited Partnership Bill 2010, which seeks to repeal and replace the Limited Partnership Act of 1934. (Peter Kiragu, New Bill to Replace Effective June 6, 2010, Vietnam's Ministry of Finance Circular 66/2010/TT-BTC, amending the country's transfer pricing regulation (Circular 117/2005/TT-BTC) will take effect. Application of the new Circular is limited to transactions between enterprises and their related parties; It was reported on March 5, 2009, that a new Companies Act, whose passage is expected next year, will change the scope and procedure for bringing class actions and derivative actions that will empower shareholders and Law 2008-776 on the Modernization of the Economy, which was passed by the French legislature on August 4, 2008, established a new single competition authority, the Autorit; de la concurrence. The creation of the Competition Authority Samoa has introduced a new company law regime via the implementation of the Companies Act 2001. Commencing from July 2008, the new Act is a simplified version of New Zealand's Companies Act, 1993. It clarifies the On July 4, 2007, the 13-article Statute for Development of Biotechnology and New Pharmaceutical Enterprises was promulgated in Taiwan, to provide incentives to companies in that sector. According to Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey, the legislation... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540134_text