International Law Office

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Dinesh Kumar

GST not applicable on reimbursement of salary on behalf of foreign entity as pure agent

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Authority for Advance Rulings recently considered the applicability of goods and services tax (GST) on expense reimbursements in the case of 'pure agents' – a key concept when evaluating taxable services, particularly for tax exemption claims in respect of expense reimbursements and applicable GST.

Shai Bakal

Major competition law reform comes into force

Competition & Antitrust - Israel
Tadmor Levy & Co

Parliament recently passed an amendment to the Economic Competition Law that represents its most significant overhaul since its enactment in 1988.

Michael Lips

Brexit: changes for UK citizens on Swiss property market

Real Estate - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Rechtsanwalte AG

While it remains unclear when and on what terms Brexit will happen, the United Kingdom and Switzerland recently signed an agreement on citizens' rights which covers the purchase and retention of real estate by UK citizens in Switzerland and vice versa.

Katarzyna Michalowska

New film production support scheme launched

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

Under a new financial support scheme, the Polish Film Institute will now offer cash rebates as a form of support for the production of feature films, documentaries, animated films and TV series.

Lise Gran

Can several companies within a group employ an employee?

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby Advokatfirma AS

In a recent case, a number of Norwegian Airlines pilots and cabin crew claimed that three of the companies in the Norwegian Group constituted their employer.

Philip Lapin

Save money: file your multi-class applications now

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canadian trademark law will be overhauled on 17 June 2019, with many significant changes – both procedural and substantive – coming into effect.

OnDemand

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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