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Pranay Bhatia

Does Section 195 of Income Tax Act apply to salaries of employees seconded by foreign entities?

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Bombay High Court recently considered whether a taxpayer, which was resident in India and the sole owner of a business that provided personnel on an as-needed basis to foreign companies, had been required to deduct tax under Section 195 of the Income Tax Act when paying an employee who it had loaned to a Kuwait-based company.

Andrew Woodhouse

British Columbia Court of Appeal confirms stringent test for family status discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Family status discrimination continues to be an area in which the law differs across Canada.

Brian Dardani

Back to formalities: recap fixture held insufficient evidence of charter contract

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The Tribunal of Milan recently published a judgment analysing a common occurrence in shipping matters where a contract of charter is not incorporated into an agreement duly executed by both parties, but is instead contained in a recap fixture exchanged via email.

Emma West

Agent's failure to disclose relevant information: a 'Gauguin-tuan' error?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision concerning the sale of a Gauguin painting, the Court of Appeal confirmed that if an agent sells a principal's property and fails to disclose to the principal that it received a higher offer for the property, it will not lose its commission unless it acted dishonestly or in bad faith.

Louisa-Ann Lange

Aircraft tyre damage caused by foreign object on runway constitutes extraordinary circumstance

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a recent preliminary ruling, the European Court of Justice held that a foreign object such as a screw or nail on an airport runway which damages an aircraft represents an extraordinary circumstance under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation.

Whitney Judson

Timing is everything: how early retention of expert consultants can make or break construction claims

Construction - USA
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Resolving construction disputes often involves unravelling complex issues and requires the analyses and opinions of expert witnesses in various industries relating to the project.

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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