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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.

Sean Dempsey

Uber's worker status appeal rejected

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently upheld the Employment Tribunal decision that drivers engaged by Uber are workers rather than independent contractors.

Urszula Wojtyra

Federal Court finds PMPRB unreasonable in determining that patent pertains to medicine

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently found that the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's assessment that a patent pertained to Galderma Canada's Differin was unreasonable, as it had failed to consider the entire patent.

Louis Botha

No trade, no deduction: Tax Court issues Section 11(a) judgment

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The Tax Court recently issued its decision in a case concerning a taxpayer's claim for R90 million as an expense or loss during the 2007 assessment year, the deduction of which was prohibited by the South African Revenue Service.

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.

Stephan Schmalzl

Limits set to client communication via e-banking

Banking - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently rendered its first judgment on the admissibility of the use of electronic mailboxes, which are exclusively incorporated and only accessible via the e-banking system of a credit institution for serving client account notices and statements to consumers.

OnDemand

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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