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Louis Botha

No tax on interest? Ruling pertaining to convention between South Africa and Brazil

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently issued a binding private ruling dealing with relief from the double taxation of interest under the double tax agreement between South Africa and Brazil.

David Schwartz

New Patent Rules: 12 notable changes and tips

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The government recently released its proposed new Patent Rules in the Canada Gazette.

Charalampos Kazantzis

Securitisation in shipping: Maltese perspective

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Asset-backed securitisation in the shipping sphere has recently come to prominence in light of traditional financiers' reluctance to finance shipping activities.

Ruth Zadikany

California appellate court rules that Dynamex test applies only to wage order claims

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

A California appellate court has ruled that the California Supreme Court's recent decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc v Superior Court, which established a new test for determining whether to classify workers as independent contractors, is limited to claims under the Industrial Welfare Commission's wage orders.

Ben Yates

Email scams and related recovery litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a series of recent judgments, the first-instance courts in Hong Kong have demonstrated an increasing flexibility in assisting victims of internet and email fraud, including granting declaratory relief without trial.

Federico De Noriega

New cybersecurity rules for banks

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit recently published a resolution in the Official Gazette modifying the general regulations that apply to banks.

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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