OHADA’s new Uniform Act: deadline for harmonizing corporate articles of association approaching

            The deadline of 5 May 2016, set by the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa’s (OHADA’s) new Uniform Act (“the Act”) on the law of companies and groups of economic interest for harmonizing corporate articles of association with the provisions of the Act is approaching. For … More OHADA’s new Uniform Act: deadline for harmonizing corporate articles of association approaching

LAW ALERT: New transparency legislation in Switzerland will reinforce efforts to prevent money laundering

On 1 July 2015, new company law provisions took effect in Switzerland, designed to ensure greater transparency by legal entities, their shareholders and beneficial owners. The regulations apply to private joint-stock companies, limited liability companies and cooperatives, but – in accordance with the Federal Act on Intermediated Securities – it is not applicable to shares … More LAW ALERT: New transparency legislation in Switzerland will reinforce efforts to prevent money laundering