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Gigi Nyanin

SARS provides further clarity on VCCs

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently released a binding class ruling which addressed, among other things, the eligibility of a partner in an en commandite partnership to claim a deduction in respect of venture capital shares acquired by the partnership.

Alexander Vida

Do pharmaceutical marks deserve higher level of protection?

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office and the Metropolitan Tribunal recently dismissed an opposition of an applied-for mark on the basis that there was no likelihood of confusion.

Ajit Warrier

Supreme Court issues two important consumer law judgments

Litigation - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Supreme Court recently issued two judgments regarding consumer law.

Hao Zhan

CIRC's assertive action underlines renewed emphasis on controlling financial risks

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

Since the end of 2017, the China Insurance Regulatory Committee has taken numerous regulatory measures to address disorder in the insurance market, some of which have brought certain domestic life insurers to task.

Brandon Heard

New guidance document on administrative processing of drug submissions and applications

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently announced a guidance document clarifying the requirements for drug submissions and applications to be processed under the administrative pathway.

Jonathan Culshaw

Important changes to regulations and compliance for investment funds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

The recent changes that have been made to the anti-money laundering regime will bring the Cayman Islands into line with international best practice and are a welcome update to the territory's financial services landscape.



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