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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.

Tim Barrett

Federal government tables 2019 Budget: investing in middle class

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The minister of finance recently tabled the 2019 Budget.

Jaime L M Jones

DOJ files complaint in intervention in Medicare Advantage case against Sutter Health

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Department of Justice recently filed a complaint in intervention against Sutter Health and its affiliate Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) in a False Claims Act suit, alleging that the defendants had knowingly submitted and caused the submission of unsupported diagnosis codes for Medicare Advantage patients in order to increase reimbursements from Medicare.

Fernando Eduardo Serec

Price of litigating in Brazil: court-awarded attorneys' fees

Litigation - Brazil
TozziniFreire Advogados

In addition to contractual fees, winning attorneys are entitled to court-awarded attorneys' fees, which are determined using objective criteria.

Jeevan Ballav Panda

Enforcement of foreign awards: does violation of legal provision equate to contravention of fundamental policy?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

In 2013 the Supreme Court held that the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award can be refused only if it is contrary to, among other things, the 'fundamental policy of Indian law'.

Rachel Younan

Between a rock and a hard place: employer faces competing statutory obligations

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

How can an employer balance its obligation to maintain a safe workplace for its employees with its duty to accommodate an employee who has serious mental health issues? According to a recent arbitration award, an employer may inadvertently breach one statutory obligation by satisfying another.

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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