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Koketso Molope

How a 'House of Bonang' can house its intellectual property

Intellectual Property - South Africa

Many celebrities extend their brands by venturing into various industries, such as Bonang Matheba who recently launched her own range of sparkling wine.

Dror Zamir

No-fault system and compensation for road accidents

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

Israel has a no-fault system for road accident compensation under the Road Accident Victims Compensation Law.

Benoît Merkt

Redaction of personal data in reports published by Swiss Competition Commission

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) recently confirmed that the Swiss Competition Commission's decision to publish the contents of a preliminary investigation's final report must comply with the Federal Act on Data Protection and the Cartel Act.

Louise Kotze

Creature of statute: decision about Tax Court's power to increase understatement penalties

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently ruled on the South African Revenue Service's (SARS's) right to impose understatement penalties on a taxpayer and the quantum thereof.

Rami D Fakhoury

New presidential border security and immigration memorandum

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

President Donald Trump has issued a memorandum to the attorney general and secretary of homeland security as a follow-up measure to a recent proclamation which declared a national emergency in order to address the security and humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border.

Ramonne Gardiner

Register of Beneficial Ownership Act: a new day for beneficial owners

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Since 2001 international organisations such as the Financial Action Task Force have pressured offshore financial centres to pass legislation in order to increase transparency within their financial services sectors.



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