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Corporate & Commercial

13 July 2020
Neetika Ahuja MCA temporarily allows certain restricted corporate actions to occur at virtual board meetings

India - Clasis Law

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses' ability to comply with various statutory rules and regulations due to lockdowns and other social distancing measures. The government – particularly the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) – has proactively introduced various measures to support companies in their ability to comply with the Companies Act 2013. Most notably, the MCA has relaxed the restrictions around which corporate actions can occur at virtual board meetings until 30 September 2020.

Authors: Neetika Ahuja, Vikrant Anand
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Raulin Amy Incorporating a private company

Jersey - Ogier

This article provides useful guidance on incorporating a private company under Jersey law by summarising the main legal requirements and general principles which apply in this regard (eg, company formation, share capital and continuing requirements), as well as the benefits of using a Jersey company.

Authors: Raulin Amy, Simon Dinning, Nathan Powell
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Recent updates

Eugenio Vaccari Court of Milan rules on simul stabunt simul cadent clause

Italy - Grieco e Associati

Author: Eugenio Vaccari
Mădălina Neagu Streamlining procedure for declaring beneficial owners

Romania - Schoenherr

Authors: Mădălina Neagu, Cristina Enaga
Vineet Aneja Laws governing companies: overview

India - Clasis Law

Author: Vineet Aneja
Ella Boardman COVID-19 Weekly Report (1-7 June 2020)

International - International Law Office

Author: Ella Boardman
David Boles FRC updates company guidance on reporting exceptional or similar items and alternative performance measures

USA - Cooley LLP

Authors: David Boles, Edward Dyson, Claire Keast-Butler

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