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Candice Gibson

SARS speaks up: clarity provided on taxation of cryptocurrencies

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently announced that it will continue to apply normal income tax rules to cryptocurrencies and expects affected taxpayers to declare cryptocurrency gains or losses as part of their taxable income.

Martin André Dittmer

First Danish cartel case with risk of imprisonment

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority recently reported a case of bid rigging in the demolition industry to the State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime.

Marco Manzone

Pro rata rule and apportionment of salvage reward between co-salvors

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

A recent decision of the Genoa Court of Appeal dealt with two interesting issues arising under the London International Convention on Salvage 1989: whether, for the purposes of fixing a salvage reward, the judge should consider not only the value of the salved vessel, but also that of the cargo on board; and the apportionment of a salvage reward between co-salvors where only one salvor brought proceedings for its remuneration..

Vilma Toshie Kutomi

How to avoid overtime costs: overview of compensatory time off agreements

Employment & Benefits - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

In Brazil, employees who work overtime are entitled to statutory premium pay at one-and-one-half times the regular rate.

Joanne Verbiesen

Tick, tock – the need to keep an eye on the clock in liquidator applications

Litigation - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

A recent Court of Appeal decision serves as a useful reminder to keep an eye on the clock when seeking the appointment of liquidators to a company in the British Virgin Islands.

John Pearson

Slots can be traded for value even after insolvency

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price LLP

Monarch Airlines Limited's administrators have won an appeal with the Court of Appeal regarding Monarch's rights in and to certain 'slots' at Luton and Gatwick airports after it went into administration.



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