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Shai Bakal

Attorney general takes cautious and restrained approach regarding excessive pricing

Competition & Antitrust - Israel
Tadmor Levy & Co

The attorney general (AG) recently submitted his opinion regarding the applicability of the excessive pricing prohibition under Israeli law and the appropriate test for its application.

Paul Van den Bulck

DPA fines social media platform for data processing during referral programme

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Belgium
AKD

The Belgian Protection Authority (DPA) recently fined a social media platform €50,000 for processing personal data during the scope of a referral programme without an appropriate legal basis.

Juliana Pizzolato Furtado Senna

ANP amends rule for maritime transport of oil exports

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

The National Petroleum Agency recently published a resolution regulating the bulk transportation of oil and its derivatives, natural gas and biofuels by water, including deep-sea navigation, cabotage and maritime, port and inland support.

Seema S Mansoor

Salient features of Geographical Indications (Registration and Protection) Act

Intellectual Property - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

Many countries have adopted geographical indication (GI) laws to protect indigenous products, including handicrafts and agricultural, natural, horticultural and industrial products originating from a specific region.

Masaki Konishi

Recent amendments to Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act

Banking & Financial Services - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In light of the global trend to further regulate foreign direct investments from a national security viewpoint, the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act of Japan (FEFTA) and regulations thereunder were recently subject to amendments which drew particular attention from Japanese stock market participants concerned about the potential negative impact thereof.

Anat Shavit

Intercompany transactions – burden of proving arm's-length pricing

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The Israel Tax Authority (ITA) recently published a tax circular to clarify cases in which a transfer pricing study filed by a taxpayer will be considered to fulfil legal requirements and thus shift the burden of proof in the assessment process framework to an ITA inspector, in contrast to the general rule that the burden of proof rests with the taxpayer..

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