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Simon Hart

What expenditure falls within 'ordinary and proper course of business' exception in freezing orders?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The costs of pursuing related arbitration proceedings and fighting extradition proceedings could be costs incurred in the 'ordinary and proper course of business' according to a recent Court of Appeal decision.

Chris Grieveson

Worldwide freezing orders upheld in multinational shipping fraud case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The High Court recently upheld two worldwide freezing orders in a multinational shipping fraud case were upheld, rejecting the defendant's allegations of breaches of full and frank disclosure.

Emily Haithwaite

Update on economic substance rules for Jersey fund managers

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation Law 2019 has introduced new economic substance requirements which apply to certain Jersey tax-resident companies.

David Hanke

Foreign investors are watching for CFIUS negative or positive list

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is drafting the implementing regulations for the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act.

Katie Lee

Federal Court dismisses Servier's application for order of prohibition regarding salt patent

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently dismissed Servier's application for a prohibition order under the pre-amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for Canadian Patent 2,423,825 regarding a perindopril arginine/amlodipine product (Servier's Viacoram).

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).

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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