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Paul Gonzi

No warnings, no damages, no due process: one-off mistake validates employee's dismissal

Employment & Benefits - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The Court of Appeal recently upheld an Industrial Tribunal decision and confirmed that a company operating in the iGaming industry had been entitled to dismiss an employee who had, on one occasion, forgotten to upload games to the company's platform.

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.

Matej Kosalko

Has Slovakia become an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction?

Arbitration & ADR - Slovakia
Allen & Overy Bratislava sro

In 2018 the Slovak courts addressed a number of issues while upholding arbitral awards, suggesting that the jurisdiction is becoming more arbitration friendly.

Pedro Cortés

Macau banking and financial services overview: legal update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In 2018 and 2019 the legislature approved numerous laws to reinforce Macau's economic stability and international fiscal cooperation.

Deepshikha Dutt

Third-party discoverability grounded in reasonability

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

In negligence-based actions, defendants routinely issue third-party claims for contribution and indemnity to reduce their liability exposure.

Mingming Yang

Andreas Stihl registers orange and grey colour combination as trademark

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

Colour combinations have been registrable as marks since the Trademark Law was amended in 2001.

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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