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Felicity Monteiro

Amendments to Evidence Act for civil litigators

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Evidence Amendment Act 2016 came into force in January 2017 and is the fourth and most substantial amendment to the Evidence Act since its introduction in 2006.

Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court reconfirms requirements for appointment of independent tribunal expert

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge on the basis that the arbitral tribunal's refusal to appoint a tribunal expert was not a violation of the applicant's right to be heard.

Jerome Brink

Further revisions to Income Tax Act's debt reduction rules announced

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The debt reduction provisions provided for in the Income Tax Act have been the subject of significant debate since their introduction.

Alexander Vida

Same facts, different outcome: HIPO and Metropolitan Tribunal disagree on likelihood of confusion

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC

A recent Metropolitan Court of Appeal case demonstrates that the determination of likelihood of confusion is often a sensitive issue.

Vasileios Psyrras

Training subsidy scheme amendments

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Since November 2015 the government has subsidised practical training on board ships for deck and engine cadet officers.

Angelos Paphitis

Private investments in Cyprus – a bright future

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus saw its highest increase in gross domestic product in almost a decade in the first quarter of 2017.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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