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Pranay Bhatia

Mumbai Tax Tribunal rules on service permanent establishment threshold: leave periods and multiple counting

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Mumbai Tax Tribunal recently ruled in a case concerning the threshold for determining whether a taxpayer has a service permanent establishment in India, finding that the multiple counting of employees on a particular day is prohibited under the India-UK tax treaty.

Costas Stamatiou

New policy on registering vessels in Cyprus Register of Ships

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping recently updated its policy on the eligibility of ships to be registered under the Cyprus flag.

Michael Hanson

Privy Council clarifies Bermuda's '60/40 rule'

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

In a judgment which is likely to have wide-ranging implications for local companies subject to the '60/40 rule', the Privy Council recently held that local companies may confer on non-Bermudians "de facto control by commercial arrangements", provided that non-Bermudians have no control over the manner in which directors and shareholders vote..

Laurent Guardelli

Industrial tribunals against the Macron scale: rebels with a cause?

Employment & Benefits - France
Coblence & Associés

The so-called 'Macron ordinances' overhauled the Labour Code in September 2017.

Antony Sassi

Court reviews non-party costs orders

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently reiterated the general principles which govern its power to order a non-party to pay the costs of another party to court proceedings.

Chisako Yagi

TOP-SIDER case: improper use and cancellation of trademark registration

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A recent IP High Court case concerned the cancellation of a trademark registration due to a non-exclusive licensee's improper use of the registered mark.

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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