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Marco Manzone

Better late than never: long-awaited reforms to Nautical Code introduced

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

One of the final pieces of legislation that the government enacted before the March 2018 general election was the eagerly awaited reform of the so-called 'Nautical Code'.

Johannes Stehr

VAT regarding international passenger transport services

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth

In Germany, a carrier is, in general, value added tax (VAT) liable along the domestic part of the flight route.

Victoria Grogan

What inheritance rights does an adopted child have?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey

An adopted child is treated in law as the biological child of his or her adoptive parents and not the child of any other person.

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.

Frode Vareberg

Transfers of Norwegian petroleum licences: is government approval regime tightening?

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

An increased number of corporate transactions and mergers have been observed in the oil and gas sector on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) in recent years.

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.



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