News analysis

  • Asia M&A trends analysed

    23 August 2012

    As Dutch bank ABN AMRO opened its escrow and settlement services in Hong Kong this month, Asia lawyers outline why the escrow business is growing in Asia

  • Canadian boards want proxy recommendation rebuttals

    23 August 2012

    Canadian directors will have the chance to respond to negative vote recommendations by proxy advisory firms if the Canadian Securities Administrators defer to their requests

  • What to watch under India’s new companies law

    09 August 2012

    Indian lawyers eagerly await the passage of India’s Companies Bill 2011 to replace the outdated Companies Act 1956. But they are concerned by the new law’s corporate-social responsibility (CSR) requirement and layering restrictions