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Alexander Demner

Taxation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

At a basic level, cryptocurrencies constitute property under the Income Tax Act.

Christine Reilly

Too soon to dismiss Telephone Consumer Protection Act action, court decides

Telecoms - USA
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

A Connecticut judge has denied a motion to dismiss a putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action, ruling that whether the faxes at issue were unsolicited remains in dispute.

Filiz Toprak Esin

Turkey's Corruption Perceptions Index ranking falls again

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Transparency International recently published the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index, which reflects the public sector corruption perspective of non-governmental organisations and representatives of the business world.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Supreme Court recognises internet bookings as sufficient use of 'W' trademark

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc filed an opposition against the application for registration of the mark 'W' filed by W Land Holdings Inc in the Philippines for the latter's real estate business.

Robert Lane

Clearing price plummets in T-4 Capacity Market Auction

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

National Grid recently published the provisional auction results for the 2017 T-4 Capacity Market Auction, with successful bidders having been provisionally awarded capacity agreements for delivery in 2021/22 at a price of £8.40 per kilowatt (kW) per year.

Chakrapani Misra

Enforcement of 'minority award': law or flaw?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 sets out the conditions for setting aside an arbitral award.



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