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Goh Ka Im

Do databases constitute 'plant' and qualify for capital allowances?

Corporate Tax - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

In a recent case before the High Court, CIMB Bank Bhd had written to the director general of inland revenue (DGIR) to seek his confirmation on whether certain databases qualified for capital allowances under the Income Tax Act 1967.

Mattea Pullicino

Employers should wait for criminal court decisions before terminating employment

Employment & Benefits - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Industrial Tribunal cases tend to be sensitive in nature as they essentially deal with a person's livelihood; however, when the Industrial Tribunal is faced with matters which have also been referred to the courts of criminal jurisdiction, such cases are even more complex.

Carolin Schilling-Schulz

Prohibition on passing on commission in reinsurance context – exemption uncertainty

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The controversial prohibition on passing on commission forbids brokers and insurers from granting or promising special remuneration to policyholders, insured persons or beneficiaries under an insurance contract.

Galina Petkova

CPC clears Domuschievi brothers' acquisition of Nova TV

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Advokatsko Druzhestvo Andreev Stoyanov & Tsekova in cooperation with Schönherr

The Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) recently cleared the acquisition of Nova Broadcasting Group AD by Advance Media Group EAD, which is owned by the well-known Bulgarian businesspeople Kiril and Georgi Domuschievi.

Katie Lee

PMPRB publishes 2017 Meds Entry Watch

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently announced the publication of the 2017 edition of Meds Entry Watch.

Costas Stamatiou

Court applies international collision regulations and considers subrogation

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The admiralty jurisdiction of the Supreme Court recently ruled in a case concerning a marine accident which occurred when the bow of a sailing boat rammed the starboard side of a speedboat.

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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