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Jessica Carr

Treasury clarifies clogged-loss rule

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

An amendment to the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, as proposed in the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, seeks to clarify that capital losses between connected persons will be ring-fenced where a person redeems its interest in the other person (eg, a company) and the two persons are connected.

Natasha Mohunlal

Copyright: what do authors and creators need to know?

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

The Copyright Act does not require registration in order to acquire copyright for a particular work.

Rogério Fernando Taffarello

Corporations and law enforcement

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Brazilian law's limited establishment of corporate criminal liability does not mean that companies cannot be seriously affected by criminal law enforcement and subject to an extensive range of substantive and procedural matters.

Baptiste Weijburg

Enumeration breakdown – Court of Appeals examines what constitutes a 'unit' under Hague-Visby Rules

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

In a recent case concerning the enumeration of units for the limitation of containerised cargo, the Court of Appeals was asked to determine whether the Hague-Visby Rules are compulsorily applicable if a bill of lading is not issued, what constitutes a 'unit' under the rules and what enumeration of cargo is required under Article IV.5(c) of the rules.

Andrew Mandlsohn

Health Canada releases statistical report on PMNOC Regulations and data protection

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently released the Therapeutic Products Directorate Statistical Report 2017/2018, which provided an overview of its administration of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations and data protection regime.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI introduces concept of 'relevant period' in market definition

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

By way of two separate orders, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) dismissed two allegations of abuse of dominance against DLF Limited and DLF New Gurgaon Home Developers Pvt Limited by holding that the enterprises were not in a dominant position in Gurgaon during the relevant period.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey