Wrongful trading under the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018

Date Published: 22 September 2020 Authors: Subramanian Pillai and Sharleen Eio. The Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (“IRDA”) consolidates Singapore’s personal and corporate insolvency, restructuring and dissolution laws into one omnibus legislation. Prior to this, the provisions pertaining to personal insolvency were contained in the Bankruptcy Act, while provisions related to corporate insolvency were contained in the […]

Subramanian PillaiPartner, CNPLaw LLP

‘Fundless Sponsors’: Separating the Good From the Very, Very Bad

by Chris Nielsen The concept of a “fundless sponsor” started in the 80’s. Recognizing that this name might carry a negative connotation, it was changed to “independent sponsor” — a more palatable moniker. In a similar vein to independent sponsors is a “search fund,” but for the purposes of this article, we will lump them […]

Bradley Smith ATP, CMAAManaging Director/ Partner, Vertess

The Ocean Nutrition case: An employee is entitled to his incentive plan throughout the notice period

In Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) considered the appropriate remedy and quantum to be paid to a senior executive who had been constructively dismissed. This decision will most certainly have a major impact on Quebec employers, even though it was rendered in a common law jurisdiction. The facts  […]

Richard ProvostPartner, Langlois Lawyers, LLP

Avoid Discrimination in Your Dress Code

When customers see your company’s employees, they gather impressions about your business. That’s one reason to exercise some control over what staff members can wear to work and what grooming standards they must follow. Obviously, you want your staff to reflect competence and professionalism. According to the EEOC, a company can impose a dress code and […]

William H. ShawnCo-Managing Partner, ShawnCoulson

Top tips for buying a rural property

Following the initial COVID-19 lockdown, the property market was boosted by the Chancellor’s Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday and a pent-up demand for people moving from cities to the countryside. The time alone in our homes gave people the chance to evaluate their property and what they wanted in the future, whether it be a […]

Hannah BuddPartner, Keystone Law

Take a Proactive Stand Against Harassment

It’s probably impossible for your company to eliminate any chance of harassment, but there are precautions you can take to help win a lawsuit filed by an employee. Above all, you must have a sound company policy against harassment, which includes discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age or disability. Some important steps: Make sure […]

Robert HobermanManaging Partner, Hoberman & Lesser CPAs, LLP

Lewis Glasser PLLC joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in US – West Virginia

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Richard L. Gottlieb of Lewis Glasser PLLC. Richard has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in US – West Virginia. Lewis Glasser takes pride in the depth and caliber of its partners, associates, paralegals and support staff, serving the legal […]

Richard L. GottliebMember, Lewis Glasser PLLC

Lewis Glasser PLLC joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in US – West Virginia

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Ann R. Starcher of Lewis Glasser PLLC. Ann has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in US – West Virginia. Lewis Glasser takes pride in the depth and caliber of its partners, associates, paralegals and support staff, serving the legal interests […]

Ann R. StarcherManaging Member, Lewis Glasser PLLC

DGP Capital joins IR as the exclusive Investment Banking Member in US – Texas

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Jack Chang of DGP Capital. Jack has joined IR as our exclusive Investment Banking Member in US – Texas. DGP is more than just another business broker, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) intermediary or advisory firm. We offer a full-suite of investment banking […]

Jack ChangManaging Director, DGP Capital

Upsilon Consulting joins IR as the exclusive Accounting Services Member in Morocco

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Salaheddine Yatim of Upsilon Consulting. Salaheddine has joined IR as our exclusive Accounting Services Member in Morocco. Upsilon Consulting is a leading accounting, auditing and consulting firm, member of the Order of Chartered Accountants of Morocco. Upsilon Consulting has a multidisciplinary team of practitioners. We are […]

Salaheddine YatimManaging Partner, Upsilon Consulting