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Muazzez Korutürk

Private expert reports and cross-examination in patent litigation

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

As specialised IP court judges do not have technical backgrounds, expert reports are essential in patent litigation.

David Smyth

Courts confirm basis for indemnity costs

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

A couple of recent first-instance decisions demonstrate the courts' wide discretion to award costs between parties based on a higher rate of recovery (referred to as an 'indemnity basis').

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Overview of acts and warnings regarding virtual currencies

Banking - Croatia
Porobija & Porobija

Virtual currencies and attempts to categorise them have attracted widespread attention.

Riccardo Fruscalzo

Towards the adoption of national templates for CTAs

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells

The Italian Medicines Agency recently opened a public consultation on national templates for medicinal products and medical devices to be used in clinical trials carried out in Italy.

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.

Louis Botha

Domestic treasury management companies – alignment of tax and exchange control provisions

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

When the domestic treasury management company (DTMC) regime came into effect in 2013, a 'DTMC' was defined in the Income Tax Act as a company that is incorporated or deemed to be incorporated in South Africa.

OnDemand

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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