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Philippos Aristotelous

Extension of accelerated writing-down allowances for tax purposes

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Income Tax Law was amended in 2012 to introduce accelerated capital allowances for tax purposes on assets purchased between 2012 and 2014, inclusive.

Samuel B Boxerman

Officials allegedly violating youth plaintiffs' constitutional rights by failing to fight climate change

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

A pair of new lawsuits claim that various government officials and agencies are violating youth plaintiffs' constitutional rights due to a failure to combat climate change sufficiently.

Steven Rajavinothan

Supreme Court holds defendant cannot be liable for greater loss than was caused by its negligent valuation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Supreme Court recently clarified that when applying the 'but for' test in the context of a negligent valuation, the basic comparison is between the position that the claimant would have been in if the defendant had fulfilled its duty of care and the claimant's actual position.

Marco Manzone

Nautica e Fisco booklet sets legal and fiscal developments in nautical industry

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The most recent edition of the Nautica e Fisco booklet issued by the Nautical Association Industry and the Revenue Agency covers legal and fiscal developments in the nautical industry, including issues from registration to customs and fiscal matters.

Caroline Landerfors

Insurance mediation or investment advice?

Insurance - Sweden
Magnusson

The Supreme Court recently referred a case to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning the demarcation of insurance mediation and investment advice, and the extent to which the statutory liability insurance for insurance intermediaries should respond to claims in respect of such services.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Likelihood of confusion of pharmaceutical trademarks

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

Argentine law contains no specific rules on the risk of confusion regarding pharmaceutical products and legal commentators and case law provide opposing views of whether common or stricter criteria should be applied.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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