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Monica Syrdal

Supreme Court rules in favour of Apple on trademark debranding

Intellectual Property - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Hjort

The Supreme Court recently handed down a decision in a case concerning screens for iPhones imported into Norway by a mobile repair shop operator.

Jennie Cherry

Completing US tax forms: Form 5472 – foreign-owned disregarded entities

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

A limited liability company (LLC) that is created under the laws of a US state and wholly owned by a single non-US person is required to report transactions with its non-US owner and other related parties to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Form 5472, which must be submitted with a pro forma Form 1120.

Michael Paul Agius

Abandonment of employment and maternity leave

Employment & Immigration - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The Court of Magistrates recently decided a case wherein an employer claimed that a former employee had abandoned work within six months of returning from statutory maternity leave and, as such, claimed back all of the wage payments that it had made to her during that time pursuant to Maltese law.

Altair Richards

Scheduling change for cannabis

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi recently implemented various changes to Schedules 4, 6 and 7 of the Medicines Act in relation to cannabis and its related components.

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..

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Recent amendments to law on protection of competition

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

After rounds of revisions and failed enactment attempts over a span of several years, the proposal for amendments to Law 4054 on the Protection of Competition has finally been approved by Parliament.

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