Citations with the tag: CORPORATION law
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- Law to be simplified.
Regan, Peter // Asian Business Review; Apr96, p16
Reports on the release of the First Corporate Law Simplification Act on December 9, 1995. Implications of the act for public companies.
- A Winter's tale.
Copp, Stephen // Financial Management (14719185); Apr2003, p30
Focuses on the European Commission's attempts to harmonize company law in the European Union. Corporate governance; Impact of information technology; Role of the insolvency law.
- SACIA, CBIA cite gains from recent legislative session.
Dzikowski, Don // Fairfield County Business Journal; 05/18/98, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p4
Opinion. Reports on the passage and rejection of various corporate-related bills by the legislature of SACIA-The Business Council and the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. Rejection of `corporate responsibility bills' that would have punished companies that downsize workers or...
- TECH NEWS.
Dzikowski, Don // Corporate Legal Times; Oct2003, Vol. 13 Issue 143, p24
Reports on developments related to corporate law in the U.S. as of October 2003. Release of the software TimeMap 3.0; Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu's creation of standard database.
- Recent development in New York law.
Crean, Renee L. // St. John's Law Review; Spring98, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p695
Examines whether New York effectively challenged Delaware's market dominance with amendments to the New York Business Corporation Law (BCL). Discussion on the improvements to the BCL; How the BCL amendments measure up to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL); Conclusions.
- New limits on shareholder derivative actions.
Cooper, W. Scott // Business North Carolina; Jul96-Sup-Law Journal, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p56
Focuses on the decision of the North Carolina General Assembly to revise the state's corporate law. Efforts to curb meritless shareholder actions against corporations; Definition of the so-called `shareholder derivative lawsuit'; Right of the shareholder to sue the corporation in a derivative...
- Securities reform act--panacea or a problem?
LaCroix, Kevin M. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Mar1996, Vol. 96 Issue 11, p76
Discusses the implications of the passage of the 1995 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Efforts to eliminate perceived abuses in the securities litigation class-action process; Creation of a statutory safe harbors for certain kinds of forward looking statements; Value of the act's...
- Legal news.
Alvarez-Maldonado, Jose Julian // Caribbean Business; 11/23/95, Vol. 23 Issue 47, p31
Reports on the adoption of a corporation law by the Puerto Rican Legislature in response to the substantial transformation in the business world. 1995 General Corporation Law of Puerto Rico; Enabling Puerto Rico to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century; Providing flexibility...
- Courts clamp down on boards.
Andersen, S.; Bahls, J.E. // Nation's Business; Dec89, Vol. 77 Issue 12, p52
Discusses emerging legal trends that are giving more protection to minority shareholders. Directors' and officers' increasing liability; State protections; How to avoid legal troubles on a board.
- Limited dangers in failing to file `assumed name'.
Voigtmann, Mark // Indianapolis Business Journal; 4/10/95, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p15
Reports on the consequences of an Indiana-based corporation's failure to file an assumed named certificate. Indiana Supreme Court's ruling that failing to register will not necessarily expose any of a corporation's individual shareholders to judgments against them; Lawyer David L. Mirkin's...
- From act of Congress to federal law: Making sense of the regulatory maze.
Barlow, Wayne E. // Personnel Journal; Feb95, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p100
Details the process of developing interpretive regulations for an enacted employment law and explains how and why a company should be part of the process. Administrative Procedure Act (APA); Regulations that impact the employment relationship; Family and Medical Leave Act; Monitoring of...
- The `L' word: What to do if a lawsuit hits.
Flynn, Gillian // Personnel Journal; May95, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p115
Offers suggestions on how companies can deal with a lawsuit. Embarking on a damage-control process when a former employee is the complainant; Securing files as a precaution; Importance of maintaining a comfortable work environment while fighting a lawsuit; Assessment of different kinds of...
- Default rules, wealth distribution, and corporate law...
Millon, David // University of Pennsylvania Law Review; Apr98, Vol. 146 Issue 4, p975
Proposes corporate law reform strategy. Discussion on the relevance of the endowment effect and status quo bias to the distribution of gains from trade in employment contracting; Default rules and efficiency; Conclusion.
- CORPORATIONS WITHOUT LABOR: THE POLITICS OF PROGRESSIVE CORPORATE LAW.
Tsuk, Dalia // University of Pennsylvania Law Review; Jun2003, Vol. 151 Issue 6, p1861
Explores a shareholder-centered vision of corporate law in the U.S. Reluctance of American legal scholars to accept the existence of a permanent, working, wage-labor class; Nature of corporate entities and corporate power; Corporate legal theory.
- Corporate law and corporate governance a contractual perspective.
Macey, Jonathan R. // Journal of Corporation Law; Winter93, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p185
Discusses corporate law and corporate governance to show that investors, capital market and society generally will be better off if policymakers take an enabling approach to corporate law. Mandatory versus enabling rule; Arguments in favor of mandatory rules; Arguments in favor of enabling...
- Choosing law by contract.
Ribstein, Larry E. // Journal of Corporation Law; Winter93, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p245
Advocates adopting a clear presumption in favor of enforcing choice-of-law clauses. Benefits of enforcing choice-of-law clauses; Arguments against enforcing contractual choice of law; Legal constraints; Comparison of conflict rules; Critique of the corporate versus contracts distinction;...
- Irreversibility and the law: The size of firms and other organizations.
Levmore, Saul // Journal of Corporation Law; Winter93, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p333
Provides an enhancement of understanding of the tradeoff between internal and external arrangements with a theme or variable in corporation law. Managerialism, over-expansion & preventive measures; Ultra Vires doctrine's historical example; Obstacles to corporate expansion; Delaware's...
- Assembly no-go.
Furman, Phyllis; Lentz, Philip // Crain's New York Business; 6/5/95, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p6
No abstract available.
- Company law reform call.
Furman, Phyllis; Lentz, Philip // Accountancy; Sep91, Vol. 108 Issue 1177, p41
Reports on the contents of the report 'Reform of Company Law' from Law Society's Company Law Committee in Great Britain. Failure of company law to meet its stated aims; Negative effects of the law on companies.
- Changes in corporation law to benefit Connecticut companies, legal experts say.
Khasru, B.Z. // Fairfield County Business Journal; 12/02/96, Vol. 35 Issue 49, p4
Discusses the impact of the Connecticut Business Corporation Act on the state companies which will take effect on January 1997 and entice management employees by offering stock options. Flexibility offered by the law; Absence of compliance requirements for existing businesses; Implications on...
- Professional corporations; a new beginning.
Alvarez-Maldonado, Jose Julian // Caribbean Business; 11/30/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 48, p55
Comments on the 1995 General Corporation Law of Puerto Rico. Details of the law; Law as enabling licensed professionals practicing in Puerto Rico to render their services to the public through a corporate entity as opposed to a partnership; Restrictions of the law.
- Company Law Assessment.
Alvarez-Maldonado, Jose Julian // Accountancy Ireland; Jun2003, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p46
Reports on the schedule for the update of company law assessment in Ireland.
- NI PARTNERSHIP.
Alvarez-Maldonado, Jose Julian // Accountancy Ireland; Feb2004, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p49
Reports on the removal of the limit on the number of members in a North Ireland partnership by Statutory Instrument Non. 1904. Repeal of The Limited Partnerships Act 1907; Modification of The Companies Order of 1990; Changes in the Industrial Relations Order of 1992.
- Improving Sarbanes-Oxley annual assessments.
Brents, Todd // Directors & Boards; 2006 Second Quarter, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p57
The article provides tips and suggestions on how to improve the corporation law called Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 in the U.S.
- Transfers of control and the quest for efficiency: Can Delaware law encourage efficient...
Coffee Jr., John C. // Delaware Journal of Corporate Law; 1996, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p359
Supports the claim that corporate law in Delaware should seek to distinguish inefficient from efficient control transfers. Allocation of control premiums between an efficient component and inefficient component; Analysis of barriers to control premiums; Possibility of inefficient control transfers.
- DoT reports pending.
Coffee Jr., John C. // Accountancy; Mar1976, Vol. 87 Issue 991, p8
The article presents a chart of the pending investigations by the British Dept. of Trade on violations of the Companies Act of 1948.
- Companies Act 1981 Handbook.
Coffee Jr., John C. // Accountancy; Jan1982, Vol. 93 Issue 1061, p20
Reports the release of 'The Companies Act 1981 Handbook' produced by the Institute and Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.
- Corporations Law update to spur economy.
Rodriguez, Meriemil // Caribbean Business; 6/22/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p16
Focuses on the revision of the General Corporations Law in Puerto Rico. Expected approval from the Legislature; Use of the corporate laws of the state of Delaware as basis; Inclusion of provisions recognizing advances in telecommunication.
- Lawfully Wedded, Inc.
Korn, Sandra // Dollars & Sense; Jul/Aug2012, Issue 301, p4
The article reports on the action taken by activists in Seattle, Washington to support a petition, Initiative 103, which if passed will eliminate corporate personhood and prohibit corporate spending in the city.
- Broadening the scope of investment.
Torbert, Preston M. // China Business Review; May/Jun94, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p48
Focuses on the Company Law approved by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress in China to provide a legal foundation for the establishment and operation of Chinese enterprises. Transformation of China into a market economy; Aim of attracting foreign and domestic investments;...
- Less than perfect?
Bersani, Matthew D. // China Business Review; May/Jun94, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p54
Reports on criticisms regarding the implementation of the Company Law in China aimed at providing a legal foundation for the establishment and operation of large and small companies throughout the country. View of the legislation as a possible impediment to Chinese companies looking to access...
- Crime and punishment.
Ikram, Tan // Lawyer; 10/6/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 39, p31
Reports on the Enterprise Act 2002 and corporate manslaughter legislation in Great Britain. Key provisions; Problems involved in establishing liability; Introduction of two offenses covering unlawful killing.
- Irish review recommends abolition of the audit for some smaller firms.
Ikram, Tan // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account; Apr95, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p6
Reports that the Irish Company Law Review Group has issued its first set of recommendations on various aspects of company law. Statutory requirement for audit; Provision for the review of thresholds; Proposals on published financial statements; Examinership and court protection.
- Compulsory examination of insurers.
Ikram, Tan // International Insurance Monitor; 1998 1st Quarter, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p22
Looks at the liquidator's powers regarding the investigation of certain issues under Australia's Corporate Law, by compulsory examination of insurers, while highlighting the case when the liquidators of Interchase Corporation Limited sued Grosvenor Hill (Queensland)Pty Limited. How a...
- Directorial duty vs. judicial scrutiny.
Raymond, Michael T. // Corporate Detroit; Apr96, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p39
Reports that in corporate law, the amount of scrutiny applied by the court depends upon whether the director carried out his duties with care and loyalty to his employees. Fundamental principal of corporate law; How to carry out the duties of care and responsibility; Example of a Business...
- Which corporate structure is best for you?
Jackson, Todd // San Diego Business Journal; 9/16/96, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p6A
Examines a number of corporate structures which are suitable for medical companies. Includes corporation; Partnership; Limited liability company; Limited liability partnership.
- European briefing : COMPANY LAW.
Dishington, Jo // Accountancy; Sep92, Vol. 110 Issue 1189, p121
Updates on the status of the long outstanding European Company Statute first proposed in 1970 and long deadlocked on the issue of employee participation. Proceedings during a meeting of the Council of Internal Market Ministers held on June 18, 1992.
- Getting off easy in tobacco land.
Ehrenreich, Barbara // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 07/14/97, Issue 28, p88
Opinion. Points out that corporations are an ingenious device for collectivizing responsibility. Comparison of the case of three young people who were sentenced in Florida for removing a stop sign from an intersection to that of the tobacco settlement; How if the youths were a company they...
- Legal brief II.
Bernstein, A. // U.S. News & World Report; 8/12/91, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p11
Recounts some figures from a new survey which found legal costs for the country's 1,000 biggest public companies will hit $20 billion this year, with half of it going to outside attorneys. Top corporations are slashing their legal budgets by getting more work out of inhouse lawyers.
- A chilly flurry of lawsuits.
Gest, T. // U.S. News & World Report; 5/23/88, Vol. 104 Issue 20, p64
The effect of lawsuits being filed by companies and public officials as a method of answering criticism. Cases before the courts; Lawsuit as a tool for intimidation; Time and expense of answering lawsuits; Judges' power to allow `legitimate' suits to proceed; The high price tag of exercising...
- Who, MOI?
Gest, T. // Finweek; 11/24/2011, p40
The article reports on the new Companies Act of South Africa that requires every company to file a Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) before April 30, 2013.
- MINNESOTA TO RAIDERS: KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF.
Gest, T. // Management Review; Nov87, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p7
Reports on the passage of a state law in Minnesota which will help prevent unwelcome corporate acquisition attempts by outsiders. Protection of corporations from raiders; Call on Congress to make it harder for corporate raiders to manipulate stock prices for huge, risk-free profits.
- How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pill: Adaptive Responses to Takeover Law.
Kahan, Marcel; Rock, Edward B. // University of Chicago Law Review; Summer2002, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p871
Explores the relationship between corporate takeovers, legal doctrines, and private ordering. Review of the takeover activities of the 1980s and 1990s; Interpretation of the takeovers; Implications of the analysis for understanding the Delaware corporate law in general and takeover law in...
- Revision of City Code starts.
Kahan, Marcel; Rock, Edward B. // Accountancy; Feb1984, Vol. 95 Issue 1086, p16
Reports that the British Panel on Takeovers and Mergers has started a revision of the City Code which sets the general principles of conduct and rules of procedure which govern bids and mergers.
- Takeover impasse?
Dishington, Jo // Accountancy; Jun91, Vol. 107 Issue 1174, p59
Reports on the prospects of the Luxembourg's presidency's stated objective of reaching a common position on the draft Thirteenth Company Law Directive before the end of June 1991. Lack of enthusiasm for the Takeover Directive in Germany and the Netherlands; Requirement of adoption of statutory...
- Companies Act consolidation Bills delayed.
Dishington, Jo // Accountancy; Jul1984, Vol. 95 Issue 1091, p20
Reports on the delay in the introduction of the Companies Acts consolidation bills in the British Parliament.
- Company law review.
Dishington, Jo // Credit Management; Jan2000, p9
Informs that British Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Stephen Byers has welcomed a consultation exercise issued by the independent Company Law Review Steering Committee. Steering Group's invitation for views on proposals relating to aspects of company law.
- Company law - time for reform?
Dishington, Jo // Credit Management; Oct2002, p9
No abstract available.
- Enter the enforcer.
Hamilton, Jim // Accountancy Ireland; Oct99, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p14
Evaluates the `Report of the Working Group on Company Law Compliance and Enforcement' and outlines the key provisions relating to Ireland's liquidators and receivers. Recommendations made by the working group; Requirements for liquidators of insolvent companies; Creation of a Director of...
- HIGH RISKS FOR COMPANY SECRETARIES.
Walker, Brian // Accountancy Ireland; Feb2001, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p20
Comments on the provisions of the Company Law Enforcement Bill in Ireland. Issues on accountants acting as company secretaries; Discussion of the Annual Return Date provision; Introduction of a late filing fee; Establishment of the Director of Corporate Enforcement; Need for companies to...