Entries by leadersinlaw

Amendments to the Share Capital and Debentures Rules

Amendments to the Share Capital and Debentures Rules On 5th June 2020, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified certain amendments to the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules, 2014 (“Rules”) with respect to issuance of sweat equity shares and debenture redemption reserve (“Notification”). A. Sweat Equity Start-up companies were allowed to issue sweat equity shares to […]

Corporation Tax: Setting Up In The UK

The responsibility for correctly calculating the UK corporation tax liability falls on business directors, irrespective of whether they are based in the UK or overseas.  Corporation tax is an amount that limited companies must pay to HMRC on all taxable trading profits. It could be referred to as income tax. It is also known as a CT600. It […]

WFaria Advogados boots its M&A Practice

WFaria Advogados has announced Maria Beatriz Bueno Kowalewski as its new M&A and Corporate partner. With Bia Kowalewski, WFaria extends and improves its corporate governance, M&A, risk analysis and proposals for mitigation structures services – Your effective knowledge about corporate and regulatory issues are very importante at this moment that many clients must be define […]

Insight into: Ajay Sahni & Associates

Ajay Sahni & Associates (ASA) is a boutique corporate law practice focused on intellectual property, innovation and technology. The firm was founded in 1983 with the objective of rendering creative, robust and effective strategic legal advice and representational services. ASA is committed to delivering out-of-the-box, avant garde solutions to complex problems faced by its clients. […]

Microsoft Names Winning Firms in Legal Innovation Challenge

Microsoft’s legal department has awarded two teams of law firms a slot in its innovation accelerator after a monthslong competition among outside providers that was geared toward investing in technology and solving the tech giant’s business challenges. For three years, Microsoft’s legal department, led by the corporate, legal and external affairs team, and now the […]

Baker McKenzie Reshuffles Asia Practice

Baker McKenzie has appointed new leaders for seven of its Asia Pacific practice and industry groups. The new heads will join 12 other continuing practice and industry group leaders in the region on July 1. The Tokyo office will see most changes in this round of leadership shuffle; four of the five incumbent practice and industry leaders in the office […]

Andersen Global Enters Liberian and Gambian Markets

Andersen Global has signed two new collaboration deals in Africa, with an accounting firm and a law firm in Liberia and Gambia respectively. This raises the organisation’s presence in Africa to 40 countries, and it is expecting to sign five more such deals by October. Andersen CEO and global chairman Mark Vorsatz said: ”Our expansion in […]

Latham & Watkins Hires Paris Restructuring Partner From Willkie

Latham & Watkins has hired a restructuring partner away from Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Paris, the latest in a series of high-level moves by firms based in the French capital to bolster their teams in anticipation of increased work in the area. Alexandra Bigot joins as a partner in the restructuring and special situations […]

Piercing of Corporate Veil

he right of an entrepreneur to allocate funds for the incorporation and operation of a legal entity pursuing commercial activity is founded and, when exercised, produces legal effects; the legal entity which is formed, is independent from the founder and its actions count for it. The above is not applicable when the legal personality of […]