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Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court upholds air traffic controller conviction

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller for negligent disruption of public transport.

Abigail Smith

PMPRB Steering Committee on the Modernisation of Price Review Process Guidelines releases final report

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Steering Committee on the Modernisation of Price Review Process Guidelines recently released its final report summarising its deliberations in providing stakeholder feedback on the PMPRB's proposed new framework for the regulation of the prices of patented medicines..

Pranay Bhatia

CBDT clarifies assessment procedure for start-ups

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) recently issued a circular clarifying the applicability of Section 56(2)(viib) of the Income Tax Act and the procedure that must be followed by tax officers in assessment proceedings.

Bernardine Adkins

Acquisitions of minority shareholdings under UK merger control regime

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The Competition and Markets Authority can open an investigation and impose initial enforcement orders where it has reasonable grounds to suspect that two or more enterprises have ceased to be distinct.

Pooja Ramchandani

Haryana government makes compliance with Standing Orders Act mandatory for other registrations

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Haryana state government recently issued a notification under the Standing Orders Act and introduced a new requirement for principal employers and contractors to file an undertaking of compliance with the act.

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou

Privy Council determines extraterritorial reach of clawback claims in insolvency proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Privy Council has determined that, notwithstanding the absence of express statutory provisions permitting service out of the jurisdiction of fraudulent preference claims, such claims are to have extraterritorial effect.

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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