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Pranay Bhatia

CBDT and GSTN to sign MoU on exchange of taxpayer information

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has authorised the principal director general of income tax (systems) to share taxpayer information with the Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN).

Omolara Oladipo

Propping up insurable interests

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

A plaintiff recently claimed indemnification under a residential insurance policy when unknown persons broke into her garage and stole items, including prop guns.

Stuart Blaugrund

Practical insights for employers considering mandatory arbitration programmes following Epic Systems

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

One year after the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Epic Systems – which paved the way for employers to force employees to waive their right to bring class actions – this article revisits the court's decision and the pros and cons of mandatory arbitration programmes with class action waivers..

David M Lynn

SEC proposes changes to 'accelerated filer' and 'large accelerated filer' definitions

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed amendments to the 'accelerated filer' and 'large accelerated filer' definitions adopted under the Securities Exchange Act 1934.

Hans Eriksson

One small step for alcoholic beverage marketers, one giant leap for wine critics

Product Regulation & Liability - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Patent and Market Court of Appeal recently assessed the use of quotations from wine reviews in ads and found the terms 'bargain' and 'recommended' and the phrase 'an excellent alternative for the big party' acceptable under the applicable Swedish and EU law.

Joanne Huckle

Q&A on Cayman AML regime: service providers, delegation and risk-based approach

White Collar Crime - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority are well aware that it is imperative that the Cayman Islands is not only perceived to, but does in fact, play a central role in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

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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