International Law Office

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Christopher Pease

Taking charge: Commercial Court delivers judgment on its jurisdiction to grant charging orders

Litigation - British Virgin Islands
Harneys

The Commercial Court recently confirmed that the BVI courts have jurisdiction to grant charging orders.

Pranay Bhatia

CBDT issues draft report on attribution of profits by permanent establishments

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

Due to the uncertainty and unpredictability resulting from the application of Rule 10 of the Income Tax Rules, the Central Board of Direct Taxes formed a committee to examine the existing profit attribution scheme.

Katie Lee

Federal Court dismisses Servier's application for order of prohibition regarding salt patent

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently dismissed Servier's application for a prohibition order under the pre-amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for Canadian Patent 2,423,825 regarding a perindopril arginine/amlodipine product (Servier's Viacoram).

Erica Gotfrit

Nice Classification with a trap – Canada introduces class top-up fees with no back door

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

With the long-awaited changes to the Trademarks Act and Regulations imminent, brand owners should be excited about Canada's alignment with international trademark standards and the new opportunities that these changes will bring.

Arturo Sferruzza

Use of corporate power purchase agreements

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

The use of corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) looks set to increase in Italy.

Ricardo Rozas

New law allows passenger cabotage on foreign cruise vessels

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Merchant Navy Law, which includes a cabotage reservation system, implies that only Chilean vessels are permitted to provide maritime or fluvial transport services (of cargo or passengers) within Chile or its exclusive economic zone.

OnDemand

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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