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Corporate & Commercial

06 April 2020
Shaun Maloney Appraising Section 238 fair value proceedings: an overview

Cayman Islands - Ogier

Section 238 of the Companies Law (2020 Revision) provides an avenue through which shareholders of a merged or consolidated Cayman Islands company can apply to have the fair value of their shares determined by the Grand Court. Section 238 has its origins in Delaware law and was first introduced into the Cayman Islands Companies Law in 2009. After a relatively uneventful first few years in operation, Section 238 is now at the forefront of jurisprudence.

Authors: Shaun Maloney, Oliver Payne
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Anita Krizmanić Measures introduced to protect businesses affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Croatia - Macesic & Partners

On 20 March 2020 Parliament almost unanimously passed amendments to 19 laws enabling the government to implement rules and regulations for 63 different measures which aim to help and protect domestic businesses, companies and citizens whose business activities have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This article provides an overview of the most important measures.

Author: Anita Krizmanić
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Stella Koukounis Directors' duties in time of COVID-19

Cyprus - Solsidus Law

Directors run state hospitals, private clinics, companies and businesses that will be affected by the government's decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic and will be called on to decide the life or death of the businesses that they run. This article examines directors' duties in the face of a crisis from a corporate law perspective.

Author: Stella Koukounis
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Authors: Mary V Ward, Gavin Woods, Michael Frith
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Israel - Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

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United Kingdom - Squire Patton Boggs

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Mirosław Cejmer Representation of corporations and prohibition of self-dealing

Poland - Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Authors: Mirosław Cejmer, Jacek Becker
Jackson advocates transparency in political spending by corporations and institutional investors

USA - Cooley LLP

Author: Cydney Posner