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Katarzyna Terlecka

Parliament adopts Act on Private Enforcement of Competition Law

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

Parliament recently adopted the Act on Private Enforcement of Competition Law, which transposes the EU Antitrust Damages Directive into Polish law.

Gerhard Badenhorst

VAT on non-executive director remuneration: more questions than answers?

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service recently issued Binding General Ruling 41, in which it ruled that non-executive directors (NEDs) should register and account for value added tax (VAT) on their directors' fees where the fees exceed the VAT registration threshold of R1 million in a 12-month period.

Vivian van der Kuil

Rotterdam District Court rules on status of on-board cargo damage survey

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands

The Rotterdam District Court recently determined that a preliminary survey may qualify as a provisional measure within the meaning of the EU Brussels I Regulation if it is established that the measure aims to prevent evidence from being lost.

Sotos Kasinos

Supreme Court holds that automatic increases in child support are not unconstitutional

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The full bench of the Supreme Court, exercising its jurisdiction to examine the constitutionality of laws, recently held by a majority of eight to four that Article 38(2) of the Relationships between Parents and Children Law, which provides for an automatic child support increase of 10% every two years, is not unconstitutional..

Ray O'Connor

Compare and contrast effectiveness of risk allocation clauses

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

No party really wants to subject itself to unknown liability.

Joel Stewart

BALCA forgives electronic error

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Law Group PC

In a recent case, the Board of Alien Labour Certification (BALCA) agreed that the requirement to provide a signed copy of a Programme Electronic Review Management form was reasonable and that failure to provide a complete copy would usually constitute a substantial failure.



Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey


Opposition to energy projects

Energy & Natural Resources / Brazil, China, Cyprus, Greece, Mexico, Portugal