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Lev Gantly

Split closings: a divide in methods

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price LLP

The inclusion of engine pooling arrangements and rigorous maintenance requirements in operating leases frequently results in engines which formed part of a leased aircraft at delivery being off-wing.

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.

Costas Stamatiou

Department of Merchant Shipping transformed into deputy ministry

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Department of Merchant Shipping has announced that it will be a deputy ministry with effect from March 1 2018 and be renamed the Deputy Ministry of Shipping, following the entry into force of the Establishment of a Deputy Ministry of Shipping and Appointment of a Deputy Minister of Shipping and for Matters Connected Therewith Law 2017.

Heinrich Louw

Another ruling on share schemes, but questions remain

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently published a binding private ruling on the application of Paragraph 38(1) of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act to the distribution of shares by a trust to beneficiaries in the context of an employee share scheme.

Stephanie Yonekura

New administration, same policy? Only time will tell

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells US LLP

With few Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) corruption investigations resolved under the Trump administration's watch, it is too early to weigh up how the administration will affect enforcement or settlements in the long term.

Shannon Rajan

Statutory adjudication: pay-when-paid clauses remain valid

Construction - Malaysia

The Court of Appeal recently considered whether a pay-when-paid clause in a construction contract is void under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act.



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