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Pranay Bhatia

CBDT clarifies assessment procedure for start-ups

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) recently issued a circular clarifying the applicability of Section 56(2)(viib) of the Income Tax Act and the procedure that must be followed by tax officers in assessment proceedings.

Joanne van Harmelen

Bolar provisions for generic and biosimilar medicines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

South Africa is in the process of reviewing all existing IP laws, particularly in the context of access to medicines.

Valérie Gareau-Dalpé

Extended leave and holiday pay: is differentiating between protected employees discriminatory?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent arbitration decision reminds employers that distinctions between different classes of protected employee may be discriminatory.

K Shanti Mogan

Federal Court rules on test applicable to applications to restrain arbitration proceedings made by non-parties

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Federal Court recently overturned a Court of Appeal decision on the test which applies to applications to restrain arbitration proceedings made by non-parties to the proceedings.

Claudia Bock

New developments in competition authority's decision-making practice: whistleblowers and appointed guardians

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently found two companies guilty of bid rigging in a public tender.

Abigail Smith

PMPRB Steering Committee on the Modernisation of Price Review Process Guidelines releases final report

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Steering Committee on the Modernisation of Price Review Process Guidelines recently released its final report summarising its deliberations in providing stakeholder feedback on the PMPRB's proposed new framework for the regulation of the prices of patented medicines..

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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