With the realization that guiding principles present a somewhat idealistic solution to the problem of human rights violations, a practical solution may be found in the anti-corruption/bribery legislation.
It should come as no surprise to those engaged in the international practice of law, business, or political science, that corporate practices have a direct and profound impact on human rights. Let me walk you through some newly established United Nations guiding principles.
Want to learn about Takeover bid law? In this article I hope you enjoy a brief but pointed explanation of takeover bid law. These rules are specific to Canadian laws, especially since in the United States takeover bids are called "Tender Offers". I will provide another article shortly discussing "tender offer" law in the U.S.
A while ago I watched a science fiction movie called, Moon, staring Kevin Spacey where the basic premise of the movie was following the life of a man who had a contract to live on the moon for a term of time and conduct the mining operations for a private firm located on earth. Far out, right? Not as far as you may think.
The question presented, “is the annexed Proposed Canadian Securities Act within the legislative authority of the Parliament of Canada?” The method to determine whether an act is within Parliament’s legislative power is first by establishing the pith and substance of the act, then the act must comport with the subject matters listed in sections 91 and 92 of the Constitution Act 1867.
Microalgae have the ability to replace fishmeal and fish oil as feed. Algae promises to be an important supplement for protein as well as other nutrients. The demand for feed rises as the global demand for fish and meat products rises.
Often, developers will look to a HUD offered loan called the HOME loan. Essentially, each eligible level of government is granted an allocation amount. The local government will then allocate parts of that amount to help developers with gap financing.
If you haven’t heard by now, three years ago we had our second depression. Behemoth companies such as Lehman Brother, Bear Stearns, Merril Lynch, and the list goes on, were all affected. What happens when a country built on issuing credit based on trust and character worthiness stops lending and disbursing loans? If you haven’t guessed it—the answer is 2008!!!
What is gross income? The ultimate goal for the private investors taking part in this transaction is to reduce their gross income. Unless otherwise provided by the Internal Revenue Code, gross income includes all income from whatever source derived. Income includes any accession to wealth,...
The way NMTCs and the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) are connected is that NMTCs enable banks with the financial incentive to comply with the requirements set forth by the CRA. The banks are able to invest in a NMTC transaction that benefits them by obtaining tax credits and allows them to...