International Law Office

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Laura L Gavioli PC

Is an increase in LB&I assertion of penalties on the horizon?

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration recently released a report indicating that changes may be in the works regarding the assertion of accuracy-related penalties in examinations handled by the Internal Revenue Service's large business and international division.

Pooja Ramchandani

Keeping up with the times: EPF goes digital

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The employees' provident fund is a social security fund comprising contributions from employers and employees, which are paid to employees on their retirement.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI rules that mere discussion of price increases does not constitute cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In November 2018 the Competition Commission of India (CCI) dismissed the allegations of cartelisation in the determination of flashlight prices against Eveready Industries India Limited, Panasonic Energy India Co Ltd, Indo National Ltd, Geep Industries (India) Pvt Ltd and the Association of Indian Dry Cell Manufacturers.

Otto Waechter

Virtual currency regulation

Banking - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Austria has no domestic legislation that directly applies to virtual currencies, although operations using cryptocurrencies may fall under existing laws.

Maximilian Guth

Pleasure yacht insurance: navigating without up-to-date charts and proper voyage plan

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a notable hull insurance case, the Celle Court of Appeal dismissed an action brought by an assured pleasure yacht owner who had been sailing on the Baltic Sea and ran aground.

Jadon Wolmarans

What to do when your product is copied

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

South Africa has seen a dramatic rise in entrepreneurial activity, with many seeking to launch new products in the marketplace.

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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