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Carlos P Martins

Quebec court rules 'one passenger one ticket' policy applies in class action

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The Quebec Superior Court of Justice recently ruled against Air Canada in a class action brought by passengers with disabilities, their attendants and obese passengers who had been required to pay for additional seats on flights.

Goh Ka Im

Do databases constitute 'plant' and qualify for capital allowances?

Corporate Tax - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

In a recent case before the High Court, CIMB Bank Bhd had written to the director general of inland revenue (DGIR) to seek his confirmation on whether certain databases qualified for capital allowances under the Income Tax Act 1967.

Alexander Vida

Fifty shades of violet: court finds likelihood of similarity between two colour marks

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Colour combinations could be protected as trademarks under the previous Trademark Act 1969.

B Otis Felder

Duck boat owners avoid seeking limitation, ducking potential exposure to punitive damages

Shipping & Transport - USA
Wilson Elser

Whether a party should seek to apply general maritime law to an incident is not always obvious and the consequences can be even less apparent.

Dimitri N Cocalis

Comprehensive guidance for recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Greece
Cocalis & Partners

The Code of Civil Procedure sets out a number of conditions that must be met in order for a foreign arbitral award to be recognised and enforced in Greece.

Radhika Gaggar

Significant beneficial ownership – India's pivot towards disclosure

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Following the recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force, India has introduced a statutory requirement for the identification and disclosure of significant beneficial owners, whether Indian or foreign, of every company incorporated in India.



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