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Pranay Bhatia

Union Budget 2019: e-vehicle manufacturing incentives

Energy & Natural Resources - India
BDO LLP

On the back of its new electoral mandate, the Modi Sarkar 2.0 government recently presented its first budget, which proposes a number of amendments regarding electric vehicle (e-vehicle) manufacturing.

Mark Evans

Pampered Chef succeeds in trademark infringement battle

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Pampered Chef, a world leader in the sale of premium kitchenware products, recently succeeded at trial in defending trademark infringement, passing off and dilution and depreciation of goodwill claims brought by Canada's largest retailer, Loblaws, in relation to its use of a trademark that includes the letters 'P' and 'C'.

Maurus Winzap

Fundamental changes to Swiss withholding tax on interest payments

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently announced its intentions to resume the temporarily suspended Swiss withholding tax reform and set out the general framework to introduce a paying agent tax system with regard to interest payments.

Désirée Stebler

Federal Administrative Court rules on abuse of dominant position

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Administrative Court recently upheld a Sfr7 million fine issued by the Swiss Competition Commission in 2010 against SIX Group regarding the processing of credit and debit card payments.

Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court upholds air traffic controller conviction

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller for negligent disruption of public transport.

R. Daniel Beale

Deadline looms for expanded EEO-1 filings

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

For US employers with 100 or more employees, extensive new information relating to their prior Equal Employment Opportunity-1 filings must soon be submitted.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey