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Carsten Vyvers

Light goods + heavy pallets x 8.33 special drawing rights?

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

How should the weight of a shipment containing damaged goods but usable pallets be calculated, considering that this would form the basis for liability? According to a recent Federal Court of Justice decision, if the pallets are still usable, only the net weight of the goods counts.

Pranay Bhatia

Hedging loss is not international transaction

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

In a recent case before the tax tribunal, a taxpayer gave an unsecured loan to its associated enterprises for which it had charged interest equal to LIBOR plus 250 basis points based on the rate at which it had borrowed funds from a foreign bank.

Tim Clipstone

Fund managers' perspective on Guernsey substance rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The government has approved new regulations which impose an economic substance test on Guernsey tax-resident companies in order to meet the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group.

Klaus Majamäki

Bankruptcy estate liability for mutual real estate company's maintenance charges

Insolvency & Restructuring - Finland
HPP Attorneys Ltd

The Eastern Finland Court of Appeal recently ruled on a bankruptcy estate's liability for a mutual real estate company's maintenance charges.

Abigail Smith

Federal Court finds invalidity allegations relating to patent for metformin formulations unjustified

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Valeant Canada's application for an order prohibiting the minister of health from issuing a notice of compliance to Generic Partners for its generic version of Valeant's Glumetza, a metformin formulation, was recently granted.

Philip Jeyaretnam

Need for speed: get your anti-suit injunction fast!

Arbitration & ADR - Singapore
Dentons Rodyk

Parties entering into arbitration agreements ordinarily abide by their contractually chosen dispute resolution mechanism and proceed accordingly.

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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