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Varusha Moodaley

One less issue when issuing tax invoices

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

A recent Value Added Tax Act amendment has created certainty regarding suppliers' ability to correct tax invoices that have already been issued and provides a remedy to recipient vendors which previously had difficulty obtaining a corrected tax invoice from suppliers.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Changes to minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines prescribed by the Labour Act are revised at the beginning of each calendar year.

Elsie F Hakim

New framework to establish Securities Finance Agency introduced

Capital Markets - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Financial Services Authority recently issued a new regulation which provides a framework to establish the Securities Finance Agency (SFA).

Matthew Caplan

California legislature amends required Civil Code Section 1542 language

Company & Commercial - USA
Cooley LLP

Section 1542 of the California Civil Code precludes the waiver of unknown claims unless the protections of the section are expressly relinquished.

Urszula Wojtyra

Abbott and Takeda plead third party's patent would be infringed by non-infringing alternative

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

On the eve of a Section 8 trial, the Ontario Superior Court granted Abbott and Takeda leave to amend their pleadings to assert that Apotex's alleged non-infringing alternative was unlawful as it would have infringed a third party's patent.

Jeroen van Hezewijk

NAI introduces enhanced transparency policy

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) recently introduced a new transparency policy, which aims to enhance the transparency of arbitral proceedings without harming their confidential nature.



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