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Supreme Court rejects non-binding shareholder vote on board matters

7 May 2018


On 20 April 2018, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled in the Boskalis/Fugro case that shareholders do not have the right to demand a shareholder vote on matters which fall within the management board's authority, such as the policy and strategy of the company, even...

The New 2018 DIS Arbitration Rules

1 March 2018


The German Institution for Arbitration (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V., "DIS"), Germany's most important arbitration institution, has completely overhauled its arbitration rules ("2018 DIS Arbitration Rules")....

Die neue DIS-Schiedsgerichtsordnung 2018

1 March 2018


Die Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit e.V. ("DIS"), die wichtigste Schiedsinstitution in Deutschland, hat ihre Schiedsgerichtsordnung umfassend reformiert ("DIS-SchO 2018"). Die neue DIS-SchO 2018 gilt für alle DIS-Schiedsverfahren,...

Foreign investment regulation in Australia

19 February 2018


While the Australian Government generally welcomes foreign investment, certain types of investment proposals may be susceptible to review or require prior approval. On 1 December 2015 a new inbound foreign investment regime came into force which repealed and replaced...

Dawn of a new tax era - corporate perspectives

12 February 2018


Following the implementation of VAT in the UAE from 1 January this year, this briefing outlines the impact of the new regime in respect of M&A transactions and directors' duties. This briefing also highlights the potential impact of the UK's recently...

Rwanda – Where minority shareholders have a major right

19 January 2018


On 31 May 2017, Rwanda gazetted the highly anticipated Law No 27/2017 Governing Companies (the Companies Act), overhauling the regime regulating companies in Rwanda. Tucked within the act at section 4 of Chapter 9 is a relatively short set of provisions, rather...