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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.

Rami D Fakhoury

New presidential border security and immigration memorandum

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

President Donald Trump has issued a memorandum to the attorney general and secretary of homeland security as a follow-up measure to a recent proclamation which declared a national emergency in order to address the security and humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border.

Alexander Vida

Red Bull doesn't always give you wings: trademark applicant defeated by energy drink giant

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

An applicant filed to register the combination word mark R.E.D.

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.

Celia Jenkins

Regulatory sandbox proposed for insurance sector

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority recently issued the Report of the Committee on the Regulatory Sandbox in the Insurance Sector in India, which proposes to establish a sandbox environment in the insurance sector.

Dominique van der Westhuizen

Preference share funding structures: overview of Companies Act and Income Tax Act provisions

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Preference share funding structures are often preferred by banks and other financial institutions because dividends received by certain holders – including banks and other juristic persons – are exempt from income tax.



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