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Joanne van Harmelen

New breeding techniques and regulation of genetically modified organisms

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa

A recent European Court of Justice ruling on the status of organisms obtained by new breeding techniques as genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has again brought the scope of the South African GMOs Act into question.

Louise Kotze

Creature of statute: decision about Tax Court's power to increase understatement penalties

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently ruled on the South African Revenue Service's (SARS's) right to impose understatement penalties on a taxpayer and the quantum thereof.

Andrew J Heck

New Jersey Supreme Court signals potential sea change in scope of damages in auto accident cases

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

New Jersey's 'no-fault' automobile insurance scheme has been the subject of repeated reforms over the past 40 years.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Sweet tooth: new appellation of origin introduced

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

Law 25,163/1999 and Law 25,380/2000 govern appellations of origin in Argentina for wines and wine-based spirits as well as agricultural and food products, respectively.

Kevin Bell

On the right track: developments in light rail

Projects & Procurement - United Kingdom
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Given the growing popularity of light rail systems across the globe, operators, passenger transport executives, local authorities and commentators alike are calling for further investment in order to better harness the great opportunities for building on this growth.

K Shanti Mogan

Court of Appeal determines that negative declaratory arbitration awards are enforceable

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

A recent Court of Appeal case addressed whether a negative declaratory arbitration award is enforceable.



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