Category: Mandatory Reporting Rules

The creation of a publicly-accessible BC corporate transparency registry: Good corporate policy or provincial intrusion into criminal law?

Published by Greg DelBigio, K.C.

Bill 20 has now received first reading in the BC legislature. If enacted, it will amend the Business Corporations Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 57 (the “Act”) to require private companies to file information currently contained in their transparency registers…

EU Court of Justice invalidates mandatory reporting obligation imposed on lawyers under DAC6 similar to Canada’s proposed “notifiable transaction” regime

Published by Alexander Demner

The Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) recently invalidated a provision derived from the EU Directive informally known as DAC6 which requires lawyers to report their involvement in certain cross-border tax-planning arrangements to third parties. The provisions analyzed…