The Corporate Governance Practice Group focuses on exchanging best practices and sharing developments in our multiple jurisdictions regarding governance advice to public and private companies, not-for-profit entities, boards, committees of directors, individual directors, trustees and executive officers. Group members deal with matters involving fiduciary duties, compliance and governance policies, executive evaluation and succession planning, confidentiality regarding corporate opportunities, conflicts and dualities of interest and related party transactions, director education and crisis management.
Many members also bring a special focus on anti-corruption, sharing insights and experience in global anti-corruption defense and other complex multinational challenges. They come together to collaborate for member firm clients in providing related services such as conducting internal investigations, and developing and delivering customized multinational training and compliance programs adapted with local laws, customs and culture in mind.
The various changes to the so-called debt waiver provisions in section 19 of the South African Income Tax Act, 1962 and paragraph 12A of the Eighth Schedule to the Act in terms of the Taxation Laws Amendment Acts of 2017 and 2018 have come and gone.
Our new research indicated that Australia's renewable energy sector is set to boom in the year ahead and global investors are waking up to the market's abundant opportunities. Our new report, developed in partnership with Acuris, canvased the opinions of global renewable energy investors and sector.
The objective of this amendment is to protect minority shareholders’ interests and to bring the Companies Act in line with international best practice.