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Companies Act Reform: Supervisory Function of the Board of Directors

14 July 2014


An amendment to the Companies Act was enacted on 20 June 2014 ("Amendment").  This is the first major amendment since the enactment of the Companies Act in 2006 and addresses many of the practical issues that have arisen since its enactment. ...

Renewable Incentives: Approaching Maturity - 4th edition

11 June 2014


The last few years have seen a turbulent time for the renewable energy sector. 2014 figures show that global investment in renewables fell in 2012 for the first time since 2009. Continuing global economic problems and uncertainty over renewable policy frameworks...

The unknown known: The knowledge standard for bribes by third parties

4 June 2014


Unfortunately for companies seeking a way to avoid liability in countries known for corruption, not knowing what a third party is doing on the company's behalf can be more dangerous than knowing. A company can protect itself against what it actually knows...

Japan amends its Commercial Arbitration Rules

14 May 2014


Japan is known, at least in academic circles, as a country of low "litigiousness". Japanese people and parties doing business in Japan tend to prefer to resolve their disputes by less confrontational methods, such as mediation and arbitration, rather...